I love this: giving advice is often not giving advice.
This Zen statement is not about Zen.
Our physician informatics credo emphasizes relationships .
“We improve physician and team wellness and effectiveness by building extraordinary relationships and innovative tools.”
Extraordinary Relationships come from excellent communication.
Excellent communication comes from listening well.
Listening well comes from a position of empathic understanding.
Empathy is what we all crave. We should all learn the skills to exhibit empathy to others; this is the only way we might receive some in return. This article is a start.