#77 Report Your Experience – A Way To Help Others

Sharing your experience

We often share our immediate experience with others in social situations. This could be emotional experience, for example: “How exciting,” or “That gives me the creeps.” Or, it could be perceptual experience: “You seem to be putting a lot of time and energy into your hobby.” Sharing your experience builds connection … Continue reading

#41 Understanding Others By Demonstration and Confirmation

Listening with the intention to understand is the most fundamental requirement for understanding others in difficult situations. But, maintaining this positive intention is challenging for a number of reasons. Foremost, an intention is abstract which makes it very difficult for most of us to monitor. Secondly, our internal reactivity to … Continue reading