When we're rushing through the world and feeling impatient, too often we’re listening to respond rather than listening to understand. Mindful listening can happen with another person, with the sounds of the world around us, and with how we listen to our own intuition and experience. Let’s practice listening without judgment or agenda, purely with the intention to understand.
Start by finding a relaxed posture – this could be sitting, lying down, or even standing. If it feels comfortable, you can close your eyes.