I Hear You are the most powerful words in the English dictionary. These three little words carry so much meaning. When delivered authentically and with a pure heart, they can transform. They can help a frustrated person feel understood. An ignored person feel cared for. An anxious person feel loved.
Most of us are very good at talking, but not so good at listening. So when two people are talking at each other, it doesn’t make good communication. I Hear You offers validation. When we feel frustrated in life, it’s usually because we feel like our feelings have not been validated. All we really need is for someone to tell us that we are heard and understood. We want to know that what we are feeling is real and true.
But most people don’t really want to listen to understand. We get so caught up in thinking about what we want to say, or trying to fix things, that we don’t try to simply figure out why someone is telling us something.
I Hear You will help us with every kind of relationship. When we are talking to someone and they are telling us something that created frustration or anger for them, we can make sure we heard them correctly before trying to fix it. Saying I Hear You doesn’t mean that we agree with the other person, it means that we have taken the time to stay calm and understand.
It’s as easy as saying "I hear you say _____. If I understood you correctly, you must be feeling _____. Do I have that right?"
Try it today and in the comments below, tell us how I Hear You transformed your life or someone else’s.