The default mode of our brains to generate thoughts that seem more interesting than the present moment robs us from the present moment. This can happen due to lack of sleep or energy, or just out of habit. Everything has a fix, while the first two can be addressed through lifestyle choices (exercising, diet, sleep), habit creation requires more effort.
Benefits of listening
- you’ll feel knowledgeable, you’ll have an insight into another person’s thought process that otherwise is challenging to grasp
- helps connecting and building relationships
- it reveals assumptions and validates perceptions
- it challenges our mind into thinking differently
The reality is as diverse as the number of minds and heart populating it. Listening to languages we understanding and beyond that will give us more and more information about the world. Listening is much more valuable than talking. Listening allows strategies to form, while talking gifts information to others.