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

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.


The art and skill of active listening

All human progress starts with communication. Without learning from others, understanding challenges and problems, receiving constructive input and feedback that make us grow, and getting our points across, we can never reach our full potential as creative human beings. Yet we are often bad at communication, and what we may perceive as a meaningful dialogue […]

By Karl Ekdahl | HealthCare . Members Articles

Listening from a Nurse’s Perspective

Samantha Molinar Nunez BSN, RN It takes a special person to be a nurse. We care for people who are going through some of the most difficult times in their lives. We are here to listen to concerns, complaints, compliments, and everything in between. Our duty as nurses is to be advocates for our patients. [...]

From Sound of Silence* to Sound of Caring

“Music has charms to soothe a savage breast.”