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Good Listener

5 Words to Help Calm Your Loved One's Anxiety

Kristen Brown | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

My hope is that you've gained a new perspective and action plan to help your loved ones move through their fear and anxiety more quickly.

Lindsay Holmes

9 Things Good Listeners Do Differently

HuffingtonPost.com | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite being taught the importance of listening from a young age -- think about how many teachers have asked you to "put your listening ears on" -- t...

How to Improve Your People Skills

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.02.2014 | Business
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Learning to solve problems and work with people can be the best way to exhibit class. Remember: Your people skills are your social skills. Define the problem in terms of needs. Brainstorm possible solutions. Select the solution that will best meet everyone's needs.

What It Means To Be A Good Listener

Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

The #1 Skill Of Extremely Likable (And Successful) People

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 09.26.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Consider this research from the Associated Press: The average attention span in 2012: 8 seconds The average att...

WATCH: Easy Tips For Being A Better Listener

Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living

People love good listeners. Giving your full attention in a conversation is a universally admirable trait, but everyone has experienced a time when it...

How To Actually Be A Good Listener

Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News What's more frustrating than speaking without being heard? We've all been there: confiding in a friend as she paws ...

5 Ways To Communicate Better

Rob White | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

Communication is the ultimate human connection. If you follow the "silverback tips" that I learned, you'll maximize your chances of successfully establishing rapport with others.

An Attitude Of Gratitude

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.15.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I have a friend who I use instead of Prozac. Whenever life feels overwhelming, I call her and ask her to lunch. Apparently, she's the drug of choice for many people because her calendar is always heavily booked

Toxic Venting: When To Stop Listening

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

Good listening seeks to understand, but it is not always silent, and it does not automatically dismiss accountability. As a result, it is decidedly not what some people are looking for: a toxic dump site.

Listening to the Spaces Between the Words

Wendy Strgar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

In our rush to communicate we often hear the words, but not the heart of what is being said. In fact real listening happens in the spaces beneath the words.

The Balanced Life -- Stop Talking and Listen

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of my resolutions is stop talking. Silence can be more powerful than anything you want to say. Sometimes, words can only diminish what you want to convey.

The Art of Listening: In Memory of Walter Cronkite

Stephen Wilkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Wilkes

It was on this day, the 20th of March in the spring of 1974, that the legendary Walter Cronkite granted us our first interview and a life changing experience.