Each week, I come at you with my verbal vomit. I tell you about fitness-y things, workouts, food, my life, and I the only time I get the chance to listen to YOU is when you leave a comment on each post. Thank you, by the way, for contributing to the conversation Red heart

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about listening to people. No, really, truly listening. Not by just waiting for a pause in the conversation to jump in and say my piece again; not by letting my mind wander to my life and my worries while others talk; and definitely not by just smiling and nodding, waiting for the other person to finish talking.

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It seems like these actions take the place of “listening” far too often, and it’s a pretty big pet peeve of mine (even though it’s inevitable to do for everyone at some point in time.) I want to try as hard as I can not to do those things. So, one of my goals right now in life is to practice focused listening, whether I’m with a client talking about goals, or just chit chatting with a friend about the wonders of life.

Naturally, this part of my life wandered over to the blog, and now I want to listen to you. I’m incredibly thankful for each and everyone person who stops by here every day to hear what I have to say. While I do enjoy writing this little blog, a main goal with it is to inspire, make people smile, and give valuable takeaways with it. I do that through a wide range of topics, depending on my mood, what I’ve learned recently, and what I feel like sharing.

So, today I want to ask YOU what you’d like to see more on the blog.


Do you consider yourself a good listener? Do you notice when others aren’t actually listening to you or someone else?

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