Month: April 2014

The Art and Value of Good Listening

The Art and Value of Good Listening 3 steps to becoming a good listener-Psychology Today Published on September 28, 2012 by Sherrie Bourg Carter, Psy.D. in High Octane Women In the first few years of life, we’re all taught to speak. In fact, it’s an important developmental milestone, a sign that a child is developing…
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It’s About Love

Sadly, last Sunday, breaking news detailed deadly shootings at two Jewish Community Centers near Kansas City, Kansas.   Three people were killed.  Once again, the horror of human hate and its devastation intruded into all of our lives and reminded us of the evil that lurks within us and around us. Later that day and the…
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Creating Safety

“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.” Karl A. Menninger “Help! That is what I’ve wanted to shout for most of my life. But I didn’t. I…
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