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Listen….are you paying attention?

Go ahead..I’m all ears, you have my full attention…

Is it just me or are more and more people distracted these days?  Is the art of conversation getting lost?

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How do you talk to others?

Stop talking at me! It makes me sad!

Stop talking at me! It makes me sad!

How do you talk to others? Is your language positive and supportive? Do you have a calm tone? Do you actually listen to others before you talk? Would others think that you actually care about them and what they are saying by the way you interact with them? Do you find that others do not respond well to you or what you have to say? Now as I have said many a time, no one is perfect and we all have had times where we have communicated poorly. We may have been domineering,  patronising, negative, grumpy, over the top, insensitive, looked like we are not listening or even been down right rude. But this week’s challenge is to pay attention to how we communicate with those around us? In particular those closest to us…….. Continue reading

Do you want to know a secret???????

Do my ears look big in these?

Do my ears look big in these?

It is no secret to those that know me that I love to talk…… But guess what, and this is the secret????????????  I also LOVE to listen………………

I love to listen to so many things……laughter; music; my kids being nice to each other; birds singing; the river flowing; the kettle boiling (for my cup of tea); manners; people being happy and people being kind, to name a few. Do you know something else that I love to listen to??????? Continue reading