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Unformatted text preview: feeling, meaning, and behavior. Empathic listening is also the key to making deposits in the personal bank account. It is very therapeutic and healing, because it presents a psychological air. After providing psychological air, you can then focus on influencing or problem solving. In my life, I have been a very selective listener. Over the past few years, however, I have become a little more of an empathic listener. I have learned that it is easier to ignore and pretend to listen, but if I take the time to try, I can better understand a person. I have found to be more of an empathic listener around people with whom I share common interests. It is easier to relate to them, therefore easier to listen with the intent to understand them....
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- Fall '05