Published: March 10, 2016

We all have moments where we close our minds. Mindful awareness is the key to breaking this habit and communicating more effectively by making sure you’re heard by others and really hearing what they have to say. Step 1: notice how it feels when someone disagrees with you, and understand this as simply your experience of their opinion. Ready to learn more? Check out the guide to better, calmer conversations in this month’s issue of Student Health 101 online magazine.