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Tips for Listening Well

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1. Don’t interrupt. Let the speaker finish what they are saying – and at a speed that is comfortable for them – before formulating your own response.

2. Give the speaker your full and undivided attention. Ignore what is happening around you and block out distracting noises.

3. Pay attention to…

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How to Connect Through Open Body Language

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1. Be sensitive to body space. Don’t stand too far away from the person, or fold your arms across your chest. That sends the message “I don’t want to get close”. At the same time, don’t invade the person’s space – as standing too close is highly threatening.

2. Maintain steady but soft eye…

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10 Reasons why Relationships End

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1. Different values, dreams and goals

2. Different levels of commitment/ hopes and expectations for the relationship

3. Meeting someone else

4. Being too incompatible/ having few interests in common

5. Dishonesty/ having secrets (alcohol, cheating, a child by a previous relationship etc)

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10 Tips for Making New Friends

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1. Listen to people when they’re talking; show an interest in what they have to say.

2. Make an effort to remember peoples’ names and use them the next time you meet them.

3. Follow up with people you are interested in staying in touch with. Call them up, send them an email or arrange to meet…

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Everything you do right now ripples outward and affects everyone. Your posture can shine your heart or transmit anxiety. Your breath can radiate love or muddy the room in depression. Your glance can awaken joy. Your words can inspire freedom. Your every act can open hearts and minds.
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