Lunch-time was often a struggle for my mental capacities. Rarely did a day go by when my vibrant nine-year old, just back from school, failed to enlighten us with long and winding tales of girly social interactions. Rarely did I manage to follow them all the way through. In fact, I usually lost the story …
When you listen, are you really listening? Had you ever considered that when you’re listening well, you’re enhancing your health and the health of others? This last question might seem strange, since using good listening techniques is not usually thought of as a well-being practice.
Here is an invitation we received from Professors Avi Kluger at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and colleague Osnat Bouskila-Yam. They are inviting people to participate in a research project to evaluate a scale for listening behaviors of managers from the point of view of the people they supervise. Read on, and see if you are …
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The stories we tell weave moments, days, and years into a meaningful sense of life. Researchers have found that the way we tell those stories about our own lives is directly related to long-term well-being and resilience. But that connection may have as much to do with the listener as the teller. Studies show that …