The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words. —Rachel Naomi Remen

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The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.

RACHEL NAOMI REMEN

COMMENTS


mahjabeen from Chennai JULY 31, 2016
Very motivating..I got to learn the art of Listening.

Anonymous NOVEMBER 15, 2015
Wonderful words of wisdom

Anonymous OCTOBER 27, 2014
I like What Rachel had to say about listening


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