Recovery after Abuse: Get in Touch with Your Heart

By |January 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

I wish that leaving an abusive relationship would instantly make everything okay. The truth is that the survivor has usually been traumatized, whether the abuse was verbal or physical. Abuse decimates the heart, and now [...]

The Lost Art of Listening: Part 4 – Listening in Context

By |January 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

In the previous post, we described the continuous process of how to really listen to each other, now we're going to explain the importance of it. When the lines of communication break down, it can [...]

The Lost Art of Listening Part 3: Getting Through to Each Other

By |January 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

We've mentioned some of the real reasons people don't listen, sometimes their mind is preoccupied, but oftentimes it's to avoid confronting upsetting emotions. Real listening requires attention, appreciation, and affirmation, but better listening doesn't start [...]

The Lost Art of Listening: Part 2 – The Real Reasons People Don’t Listen

By |January 17th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

As briefly mentioned in a previous post, technology has worsened our already fickle attention spans. Genuine listening requires setting aside our own judgments and emotions, but our own expectations often complicate these matters and compel [...]