My view is that if it's "listening" to so much from so many directions that overloads us, the best way to really recharge is to be listened to in a way in which we not only vent our frustrations, but emotionally exhale.
My sadness and gratitude this week finds yet another person who has passed away. Ray Tye was my father's boss for over 30 years and had been generous to my family, especially after my dad died in 1995.
I'm reminded of the description of "A Good Death" that Henry Murray passed onto a friend and mentor of mine. He said: "It's dying so as to be as little a pain in the a** to your family and friends as possible."
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