download our three Positive Communication Exercises (PDF) for free. These science-based tools will help you and those you work with build better social skills and better connect with others.Often, while we are listening, we are thinking of how we will respond.
We might get distracted and miss some of what was said. We may not be paying much attention to the nonverbal cues of the speaker.Active listening requires the listener to pay close attention to what is being communicated verbally and nonverbally.
The listener is encouraged to interpret not only the content of what is being said, but also the emotions present and the body language.In order to achieve this, the listener must be willing to devote energy to the task.Read more on positivepsychology.com