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Global Campaign on Environmental Listening

To raise our environmental awareness the Global Listening Centre has initiated a campaign for Listening to the Environment (lasting three months, ‘til Dec 2020). Join us as we record our environment in articles, song, poetry and more. Help our mission by conducting workshops and other awareness enhancing activities. All active participants—members and non-members—will be recognized. [...]
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Sep
16

I hear you : Comments on the Sound Practice of Listening

Typically, hearing is contrasted to listening, and such comparisons almost always favor listening. This dichotomy substitutes for the more complex understanding that there is no single type of listening, but rather, to employ a technique derived from general semantics, we can say that there are multiple varieties of listenings.

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Definition of Listening

The Global Listening Centre views Listening as a global, multimodal process that underlies effective interpersonal and intercultural relations. Listening is part attitude, marked by genuine respect and regard for all; part skill, enabled by specific verbal and nonverbal behaviors; and part physical, driven by a host of physiological, sensory-motor, cognitive, and affective functions. Combined, these [...]
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Listening to The Earth : what the artists and scientists tell us

This is a time of cataclysmic climate change, with raging fires across the western US landscape, the threat of life-threatening floods to coastal regions worldwide, and numerous other effects. A basic premise of this paper is that in searching for remedy, we must listen to the Earth, and through listening, discover what it is that ails the planet, and seek restorative action.

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Aug
17

Listening and Not Listening to Voices of Women Who Worked as Maids in the Jim Crow South

This article discusses the art and science of listening. The focus is on listening, with an emphasis on
the personal narrative which can take us into others’ lives, into their feeling memories, as they describe what they saw, heard, tasted, and smelled in another place, another time. The voices are those of storytellers who are
older African American women who had worked in the homes of white families in Mississippi and Alabama and who shared their pasts in taped interviews with a passion, anger interspersed with humor.

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GLC Award Recipients 2019

Distinguished Humanitarian Award Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu National Coordinator / CEO : Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Dr Delroy Jefferson MD, DBADirector (Healthcare Listening)Global Listening Centre.Medical Director at Health Services Authority, CI Kenneth Youngstein Director ( Healthcare Listening )Global Listening Centre.CEO : Biocom LTD, Switzerland. Listening Legend Award Late Prof Carole Grau MA, M.EdPast DirectorGlobal Listening [...]
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Aug
02

Dr. Monica Broome receives Exceptional Mentor Award

Congratulating Dr Monica Broome on receiving Exceptional Mentor Award

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Jun
13

Voices in Your Head: The Importance of Inner Listening

Listening to our inner selves is one of the keys to a happy and healthy life. So many people go through their lives with voices in their head saying ‘I’m not good enough’, ‘there is something wrong with me’ or ‘I am unlovable’, for example. But how can we transform this unhelpful and life-defeating thinking and as a result, lead a happier and potentially healthier life?

By Admin | HealthCare
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Mar
18

Listening: imperative for patient safety

Listening in the healthcare encounter is a complex matter–even if it appears easy at first glance. In fact, listening is an underused potential. Listening is about understanding what the patient is saying to draw out the fundamental ideas, while gathering information to find answers and weigh options.

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From Storytelling to Story-listening

In her last book, iGen, Jean M. Twenge shows that the relative risk of unhappiness among 8th graders depends directly on time spent on screen vs non-screen activities. According to her study, those kids who play sports, attend religious services, read print media, and enjoy in-person social interactions have less probability of being depressed. Those […]

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