listening

The Importance of Conscious Communication

We start communicating with our surroundings in our mother’s womb. We react to the stimuli around us, although our responses aren’t the result of conscious decisions. As we grow, we shape and modify our communication to conform to certain social…

Seven of the Best Ernest Hemingway Quotes

Ernest Hemingway’s quotes have inspired many of his readers. He was an American writer and journalist. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 for The Old Man and the Sea. Later on, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature for his complete work in 1954.…

Genuine Kindness is the Universal Language

Genuine kindness strengthens those who practice it. It goes way beyond good manners or formalities. When kindness is authentic, it demonstrates true consideration and respect for others. It’s also evidence of good character and a key that opens most doors. The…

Tell the Truth: 5 Keys to Not Hurt Others

If you say, “tell the truth,” many people will associate it with offending people. However, the truth is positive, and it would be best to always have access to it. Why then has it become a vehicle to attack others?…

The Benefits of Nonviolent Communication

Communicating effectively isn’t always simple. There tend to be more assumptions and misunderstandings than clear messages and accurate interpretations. That’s why Marshall Rosenberg created empathetic communication, also known as Nonviolent Communication (NVC). 

Lonely in the Middle of a Crowd

It doesn’t matter how many people you know or how many friends you have on social media. What’s truly important is what the people around you mean to you. What are they worth to you? Numbers don’t matter because you can…

5 Types of Friends

What would life be without friends! Without that support when we’re sad… that laughter with the power to turn an ordinary day into an unforgettable memory. Friends are wonderful, and there are different types of friends that play different roles…

The Art of Listening

Yes, listening is an art. After all, not everyone knows how to do it. Plus, staying silent until the other person stops talking is not the same as listening. Thinking about what you’re going to say while the other person explains…