What if you knew a simple secret for better relationships with the people you love? This simple gift can make us better wives, parents, and friends when we give it generously. It can make us wiser counsellors. It’s one of the most precious gifts we can give someone, yet it’s not as easy as it sounds.
Listening is a gift we can give every day, and if we do it well, it brings life to our relationships. Don’t you love that feeling of being understood when someone leans in and listens to you? We feel valued when someone seeks to understand us, and we have a hard time developing rapport with people who constantly jump in to interrupt or share their thoughts too quickly. [Read more…]