10 Surprising Ways to Transform Your life"

Challenge yourself. Undertake challenging experiences which push you outside your comfort zone.

Get out of your usual environment. Travel, especially to new places and cultures. It gives you a better appreciation for others.

Get feedback. Ask for feedback about your relationship skills (e.g., listening) from family, friends, and colleagues—and then check in with them periodically to see how you’re doing.

Explore the heart, not just the head. Read literature that explores personal relationships and emotions. This has been shown to improve the empathy of young doctors.

Walk in others’ shoes. Talk to others about what it is like to walk in their shoes—about their issues and concerns and how they perceived experiences you both shared.

Cultivate your sense of curiosity.Curious people ask lots of questions, leading them to develop a stronger understanding of the people around them.

Ask better questions.Bring three or four thoughtful, even provocative questions to every conversation you have with clients or colleagues.

Practice active listening. Focus entirely on the speaker, avoid interrupting, and reflect back what you’ve heard to ensure understanding. Active listening fosters deeper connections.

Engage in regular self-reflection. Take time to reflect on your own emotional responses and consider how they affect your interactions with others.

Engage in Positive Self-Talk Transform your inner dialogue with positive self-talk. Treat yourself with the kindness and encouragement you would offer a loved one.


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