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I love to listen Day is not a day of silence.

Here are some special activities for May 16.

Suggested Activities for I Love to Listen Day

  • Stop what you are doing and listen to someone.

  • Organize a party and play listening games.

  • Send a card/letter/email thanking someone who listened to you.

  • Start a family tradition of “listening Time.”

  • Develop your definition of listening.

  • Listen to a book on tape with someone else.

  • Learn something new about listening such as, reading a book or taking a class.

  • Educators can teach students about the different types of listening and play listening comprehension games.

  • Counselors can teach and encourage the use of reflective listening.

  • Visit with an elderly person and just listen

  • Visit with a child and just listen

  • Give “Good Listening” awards to anyone in your community who consistently listens well.

  • Memorize texts, proverbs, or sayings on listening.

  • Write a poem, song or letter about listening.

  • Compliment someone’s attentive listening habits.

  • Commit to improving your listening skills.

  • Share your plans to improve your listening skills with someone.

  • Reflect on your listening attitude toward people who belong to different cultures.

  • Make a list of your positive listening habits

  • Be a listening role model

  • Serve someone by just listening without an agenda.

  • Create a positive listening environment in your workplace, home and social settings.

  • Commit to actively embrace listening as an integral part of your leadership style

  • Tell at least 16 people about I Love to Listen Day – May 16.

Hearing is a function of the ear but listening is a function of the will ~ John Maxwell. (www.ILoveToListen.com)

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


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