Anatomy of Active Listening (Episode 134)

Active Listening by Brian MacDonald Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about the importance of active listening, including:

  • Why active listening builds trust between parents and children, as well as in other relationships
  • The benefits of active listening
  • How to listen actively
  • Does talking about sad feelings prolong sadness?
  • The great debate: researchers question whether listening is important between spouses

Find out all about active listening this week!

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Note: Posts on Family Anatomy are for education only, and are not intended to replace professional or medical advice. If you need to talk to someone about family or mental health issues, you can get a referral from your family doctor. Doctors Brian and Giuseppe discussed kids in general in this episode, but every child is unique; your experience may vary from those discussed in this episode.