Mindful communication: strengthening relationships by being present in conversation

Updated: Jul 21, 2020

Communication is a broad umbrella that highlights how information or ideas are exchanged and received from one medium to another. It is a fundamental component for harmonious relationships, learning and productivity, yet it is something that can be fiercely challenging to master.

In a time where we seem to be constantly busy, it can be hard enough to take a mindful moment for yourself and just be, let alone extending this to others. Yet mindfulness is such a wonderful tool to help enhance our relationships with others (and self) but allowing us to be completely present for someone, without judgement or expectation. Here are a few tips to help engage in more mindful communication with others. 

1. Be present

As Thich Nhat Hanh so beautifully say