Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice but we don’t have to do anything else.
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Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.
~ L. J. Isham
We learn what we have said from those who listen to our speaking.
~ Kenneth Patton
Truly listening to someone is one of the greatest gifts of generosity you can make. It is also a key component to being able to manage difficult conversations. Here are three tips that will aid you in being more effective in ALL conversations – not just the difficult ones.
Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself.
Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things.
~ Dogen (Japanese Buddhist monk & philosopher)
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
~ Jimi Hendrix