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    Gratitude the Our Community Listens Way

    Marya Degrow - Our Community Listens Alumni | Sep 19, 2018

    Attitude of Gratitude......we know gratitude is crucial to a positive mindset. It can also help when we are in situations that can be stressful.

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    Empathy for People Who Suck

    Marya Degrow - OCL Alumni | Jun 07, 2018

    Empathy is important, even when we struggle to understand or relate to others. Let's look beyond our natural emotional reactions to some whom we might not readily connect with.

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    What is Empathy and can I get better at it?

    Marya Degrow - Our Community Listens Alumni | Jun 06, 2018

    What is your understanding of empathy? Can you show someone empathy when they are going through something you've never been through? Can you grow in the ability to show empathy?

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    The art of listening

    Anonymous | Mar 13, 2018

    I want to write about the great and powerful thing that listening is. And how we forget it. And how we don't listen to our children, or those we love. And least of all - which is so important, too - to those we do not love.

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