A Little Book of Listening Skills by Jennifer Austin Leigh, Mark Brady

By Jennifer Austin Leigh, Mark Brady

A bit ebook of Listening Skills:52 crucial practices for profoundly loving your self and people is a e-book that teaches readers the way to pay attention with ears and hearts and to remodel their lives and the lives of others.

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The timid voice doesn’t offer up these gems for a variety of reasons. Some may feel it is unsafe to speak. Others might not be clear about what they want to say. Similar to making it safe for small children to speak freelygreat wisdom out of the mouths of babes – when a skilled listener champions the timid voice they care to convey ongoing respect and provide protection from judgements, criticisms, and ridicule in any form. And not just for the timid voices, but for everyone present all the time.

They might include things like time of day (some people listen better in the morning, some in the afternoon or evening), physical space, indoors or out, time constraints and distractions you can avoid (for example, turn off your cell phone), etc. 62 43. Learn to listen to your own lacunae The ways we are raised and the experiences we have as children significantly shape the way we see the world and behave as adults. We learn to pay attention to certain things and filter out others. The result is that spaces or gaps form in our knowledge and perceptions that govern our daily life experience.

Seeing me stand up, the drunk recognised a chance to focus his rage. ” he roared. “A foreigner! ” I held on lightly to the commuter strap overhead and gave him a look of disgust and dismissal. I planned to take this turkey apart, but he had to make the first move. I wanted him mad, so I pursed my lips and blew him an insolent kiss. ” he hollered. ” He gathered himself for a rush at me. ” It was ear-splitting. I remember the strangely joyous, lilting quality of it – as though you and a friend had been searching diligently for something and he had suddenly stumbles upon it.

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