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Listening brings families closer together. Its a great gift to be listened to and it encourages sharing which is so important for good mental health and a key building block for your other 3 skills.

Gather your family in a circle and take turns to answer the following questions.

What works best?

  • Everyone has a turn to speak. Try using a to show whose turn it is.
  • One person speaks at a time.

  • Everyone else is listening without interrupting.

  • Practice these skills with any topic you like.

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