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With a light touch and sensible techniques, Dr. Jim Petersen distills years of counseling and pastoral ministry into an informal volume loaded with practical tips, examples and techniques to practice. His book highlights our culture’s courtroom-like communication that often puts people at odds with each other. Most people think they listen well but don’t and folks walk away unheard, misunderstood and disconnected. Readers will chuckle in recognition at the tongue-in-cheek but spot-on “flat-brain” theory of emotions. It shows how and why we get upset and confused in tense situations and what to do about it. It lays the practical groundwork to better manage emotionally loaded situations. This book shows communication that works and is equally appropriate for professionals, such as pastors and therapists and for the general public. The ingenious Talker-Listener Card gives a taking-turn method to end arguing as we know it. It works for couples, business relationships, church listening programs, counselors, group discussions and the family dinner table listening game. Thirty listening techniques will help the reader immediately begin to turn enemies into friends, poor relationships into decent ones and good relationships into better ones. These accessible skills are being used in pastoral counseling classes, counseling offices, church staffs, professional offices, on dates, in corporate board rooms and at kitchen tables around the country .

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Genre: Religion
Author: Jim Petersen
Publisher: James C. Petersen
Release: 2007
File: 225 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780979155901

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Do Glaciers Listen? explores the conflicting depictions of glaciers to show how natural and cultural histories are objectively entangled in the Mount Saint Elias ranges. This rugged area, where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory now meet, underwent significant geophysical change in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, which coincided with dramatic social upheaval resulting from European exploration and increased travel and trade among Aboriginal peoples. European visitors brought with them varying conceptions of nature as sublime, as spiritual, or as a resource for human progress. They saw glaciers as inanimate, subject to empirical investigation and measurement. Aboriginal oral histories, conversely, described glaciers as sentient, animate, and quick to respond to human behaviour. In each case, however, the experiences and ideas surrounding glaciers were incorporated into interpretations of social relations. Focusing on these contrasting views during the late stages of the Little Ice Age (1550-1900), Cruikshank demonstrates how local knowledge is produced, rather than discovered, through colonial encounters, and how it often conjoins social and biophysical processes. She then traces how the divergent views weave through contemporary debates about cultural meanings as well as current discussions about protected areas, parks, and the new World Heritage site. Readers interested in anthropology and Native and northern studies will find this a fascinating read and a rich addition to circumpolar literature.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Julie Cruikshank
Publisher: UBC Press
Release: 2010-10-01
File: 328 Pages
ISBN-13: 0774859768

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Genre: Listening
Author: Pramila Ahuja, G C Ahuja
Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
Release: 2007
File: 93 Pages
ISBN-13: 8120717996

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Publisher: Remedia Publications
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ISBN-13: 1596397098

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If you are a couple, you've most likely had an argument. Big or small, it can ruin your day and, even worse, your relationship. Dr. Sharon Morris May says, "It's not how similar you are or even your level of conflict that determines your marital success but how you deal with your emotions, vulnerabilities, and dragons when you argue." Dr. Sharon views conflict through the lens of the attachment theory, helping us understand: why we argue, how we argue, and how to unravel our arguments. She helps us identify what's really going on in our brains and body when we argue, the cycles we get stuck in, the emotions fueling the cycles, and then helps us to argue in more considerate and connecting ways. She also offers six practical principles that help turn arguments into conversations: Establish a Safe Haven Comfort Dragons Get Inside Emotions Learn How to Complain Learn How to Apologize Bookend it with Good Times Learning how to argue so your spouse will listen will change your marriage and change your life!

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Genre: Religion
Author: Sharon May
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release: 2007-09-02
File: 228 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781418570088

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Complete, practical guide to improving the listening skills of children of a range of abilities aged 3-11. >

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Genre: Education
Author: Liz Spooner
Publisher: A&C Black
Release: 2010-03-25
File: 129 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781441174765

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Listen, Here, Now! is the first book to explore the intense, internationally significant developments in Argentine art of the 1960s through English translations of the original documents of the time. An anthology of invaluable primary source material on the development of performance art, media art, and political art in Argentina, it includes key essays by two of the most brilliant Argentine art critics of the period, Jorge Romero Brest and Oscar Masotta, and many texts by artists: manifestos, letters, lectures, and project notes. Well-known Latin American scholars contribute chapter introductions, setting the ideas and arguments of these documents in context for foreign audiences. A comprehensive biographical and bibliographical appendix completes the book. Listen, Here, Now! was edited by Ines Katzenstein and, in part, by Andrea Giunta. It includes essays by Marcelo E. Pacheco, Ana Longoni, Mariano Mestman, and Oscar Teran. The book is the second in a series of anthologies published by The Museum of Modern Art, collecting primary documents of art and art criticism from around the world.

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Genre: Art
Author: Inés Katzenstein
Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art
Release: 2004
File: 376 Pages
ISBN-13: 0870703668

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In the summer of 1965, the Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts exploded in a race riot that spanned six days, claimed thirty-four lives, and brought America's struggle with racial oppression into harrowing relief. For Johnny Otis, "Godfather of Rhythm and Blues," the events of that summer would inspire one of the most compelling books to ever explore that fateful August in Watts. Originally published in 1968, Listen to the Lambs grew from a letter Otis wrote to an expatriate friend during the days following the riots. Otis moves back and forth between Watts and his own childhood to reveal an alternative history of the riots. Equal parts memoir, social history, and racial manifesto, Listen to the Lambs is a moving witness of collective turmoil and a people for whom the long-promised American Dream was nowhere to be found.

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Genre: History
Author: Johnny Otis
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
Release: 2009
File: 242 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780816665310

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Publisher: Remedia Publications
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ISBN-13: 1596395168

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Charles F. Stanley
Publisher: Harper Collins
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File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781418579722

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