Listen to understand, not to reply

The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply. 

― Stephen R. Covey [Author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.]

 

There are numerous ways we send and receive messages to each other; we text, we Snapchat, we post stories, we blog, we vlog, we share photos, we comment, we tweet and retweet, we click like and love, we post gifs and memes, we update our status and tell Facebook what’s on our mind, but are all these messages really...

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Unlock your love language to deepen connections

A great relationship is about 2 things: First, appreciating the similarities and second, respecting the differences.
-Unknown

 

Whether it’s a new subject at school, learning the ins and outs of a new work program, or absorbing the latest headlines and updates for current affairs, most people understand that there are individual differences in the ways we learn and retain new information. Some people learn better through visual information, while others prefer written words, or...

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How to Love Yourself

empathy self-care Mar 19, 2020

Have you looked in the mirror lately?

Last week I talked about human connection and whether or not we actually know those in our life on a deeper level, that is a level underneath the surface. This week I want to talk about whether or not we actually know ourselves and if we do know ourselves what are the conversations we are having internally.

In a world that is driven by fame, money and fortune, we are so quick to compare our self to those we idolize. We are so quick to compare ourselves...

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What is the Human Connection Project?

“Depression is not a malfunction, it is a signal, it’s telling you something” – Johann Hari.

Social media creates a bubble; a world much smaller than the beautiful one we live in. One in which if you are left out of someone’s status update, not invited to a group chat or receive no likes on a photo, you feel you are unloved, unliked and unwanted. That is an overwhelming risk to have bundled up in a single shiny pocket-sized device.

We have become so digitally...

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Who is Matt Boyce?

“There are three types of people in this world. Type three, are those too lazy and ambitionless to work hard at anything. Type two, find their peace just making a wage working for someone and then going home. Then there are the type one people. They take risks, they engage with the world around them, they lead, and they create legacies. I know what I want to be, and I know what I want my best friend to be…”

It’s one of the many nuggets of wisdom and friendship Matt...

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