And btw if you have built that integrity, that maturity, that character, this skill of emphatic listening will come to you naturally. You don’t have to find tips and tricks on Google on how to listen to people’s problems and what not.
Tell me you don’t want that?
Tell me you don’t want to feel important?
Tell me you want to live a life just for the sake of existence?
Tell me you want to die a miserable pig?
Tell me you don’t want to make your family proud?
Today I made a move. I made up my mind.
1) I thought what is the worst that can happen? They will say No. They will slap me. They will laugh at me. I am going to leave heart-broken and embarrassed.
2) I accepted and acknowledged that yes it will and has happened to remove the fear from my mind and heart.
3) I made my move with the consequences and their mitigations in my mind to be as confident and subtle as possible.
Today I met Jasmine. She is a fresher in my department. What a beautiful and young lady. As far as I can guess she must be 18 or 19. I had a talk with her for a few minutes and then we parted ways. But for the time we talked and listened to each other, I got to know that she is a good listener. A gorgeous face with a kind heart. And, she was wearing glasses (😍).
Rule 1: Keep busy. The worried person must lose himself in action, lest he wither in despair.
Gratitude makes friends. It removes the ego between two people. The person helping you feels better and happy. He will be more than happy to help you again. You want that? Yes. You do.
Nobody wants to hear the truth. The truth is hard, ugly, and unpleasant. People love fantasies.