Nancy’s Blog

Hey, Can We Chat?

  Hey, Can We Chat? We are all very different, and because of that, this can mean that we often believe we are  “right” which can lead to our thinking that “you” are “wrong.” Depending on how strong our belief in our rightness is in the matter...

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Refined Listening

Refined listening means you pause in your own thinking. You set our own thoughts aside for the time of your listening. If you are rehearsing your thoughts, words, ideas or responses while another is sending you bits of information, you’ll...

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Highly Developed Listening

Highly developed listening also hears and receives what is not said. One psychotherapist once called it, “Listening with the third ear.” If I hear, “No, I never said I hated you!” If I am receptively listening, I will...

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Perfect Listening

Perfect listening means you reproduce within yourself an exact replica of what is outside yourself. Perfect listening combines several little used human capacities. Openness is one. We must be open to at least the five usual senses: vision...

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Learning to Truly Listen

Listening is almost like loving the other person. If we are really present for them, we will listen to what they have to say. Their message will be important to us. It is not just hearing their word; it is taking them in and understanding them...

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