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Why Advice Doesn’t Help When We’re Hurting (and What Does)

From our guest’s great blog post by the same name, Sharon Sayler your host for The Autoimmune Hour has the honor of interviewing Katharine Di Cerbo on the art of listening! In this week’s episode Katharine shares her step-by-step guide to create a deep listening conversation that can help you gain clarity and promote a place for connection.

Together we will learn:

  • How to gracefully stop unwanted advice
  • How to talk about uncomfortable feelings
  • How to calm the panic of silence
  • How to encourage clarity for healing
  • And what real listening and great advice really sound like!


About Katharine Di Cerbo
K_DiCerbo-TNKatharine Di Cerbo left psychology research to start helping those of us who feel alone, despite lives filled with people, and would enjoy more emotional connection. Download her FREE LISTENING CRAFT GUIDE—based on the techniques she learned as suicide-hotline volunteer—to learn about how skillful listening can help you do just that at

LISTEN (pun intended) to Sharon Sayler, host of The Autoimmune Hour on Life Interrupted Radio and Katharine Di Cerbo from when they share how to truly connect through deep listening!
“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we’re listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.” ~Karl A. Menninger.

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Your host, Sharon Sayler is a certified executive and wellness coach, communications trainer, public speaker, best selling author, and the founder of Competitive Edge Communications who specializes in teaching professionals critical nonverbal and body language skills including how to have those critical “tough” conversations. She teaches how to up-your-impact on the stage, in the boardroom, with clients, customers, team members and even how to deal with difficult people.

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