Are You *Really* Listening? Improve Your Listening for Better Relationships

Listen up, bad listeners: it’s time to practice. Here’s how…

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How do we get listening so wrong?

A quick note about ‘active listening’…

Practice becoming more present

Interrupting to clarify is okay, but interrupting to change the subject is a bad idea

Slow down: there’s no rush to prove you care

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Ask appropriate questions

Perform some appropriate body language in a meaningful way

Set up some positive intentions

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