I’ve been diving into trying to learn more about Compassionate Listening and came across a Christian monk giving a speech to deacons, priests, and others about it. In his speech, he describes how he views someone sharing their deep-seated feelings that I thought was so beautiful and gave a good way to look at listening … Continue reading Compassionate Listening
Projections. People do them all the time and many times have no idea that they're doing it. Projecting on to someone is placing onto someone or something what you hope they are or hope they will become for you. We all do it to some extent—for better or for worse—but when we ignore what's there … Continue reading What You See Isn’t Necessarily What You Get
(Title taken from a song by the Damned and content influenced by "The Space in Between" by How To Destroy Angels) I was thinking after a recent weekend that I had a great time, met a lot of really good people, had a number of laughs, really got to chat and connect with some people … Continue reading Alone Again Or
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emHAoQGoQic This one tends to hit home pretty hard for someone whose mind races constantly like mine. I'm someone who does tend to distract myself with a million things much like he describes in the recording.