The Art of Effective Listening

Imagining the feelings of someone else (or how you would feel in a similar situation) is sympathy, not empathy.  When you sympathize in this way your emotional body merges with that of the person you are focused upon the person who is longing to be heard does not want these feelings projected back upon them.  It becomes a block for clear understanding and connection.

Empathy is the ability to hold your emotions separately while holding the space to hear them with your complete focus of attention.  When a person is heard without any attachment from the listener they can more likely to experience an inner-connection that leads to taking actions to move forward easily.

The focus of learning

  • The steps for effective listening resulting in empathetic connection
  • Types of Listening
  • Obstacles to being heard
  • The Power of Empathy on brain function

Awareness through Communication has helped relationships in the life areas of:

  • Resolving Differences
  • Love & Intimacy
  • Parenting
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Development
  • Grief and Loss
  • Improving workplace relationships with peers, employees and clients
  • Finding common goals to create live enriching outcomes for all parties
  • Creating a foundation for learning 

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Awareness through Communication Learning Integration

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This program integrates well and deepens the learning experiences in these  learning modules:

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Awareness Thru the Art of Effective Listening  

 1st Level – Getting Started (Introduction & Pattern)
 2nd Level – Getting Intouch (Experiencing & Connection)
 3rd Level – Integration (Embodiment)

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