We were monkey kings; street dogs running through familiar streets at full tilt, howling and bounding from one scent to the next.
To do something well, it must be given your full attention. Listening is not about you, it is about the other. It is about being receptive and seeking understanding.
I have worked in a special needs and mental health setting for some time now, and one of our key tools for avoiding conflict with traumatised young people is to “drop the rope”. I have found it to be extremely effective, and now practice the art daily in my personal life. Tug of war canContinue reading “The Art of Dropping The Rope”