Ask anyone if they think that social media and digital technology are affecting our listening ability and the answer is always a resounding YES !In this book, we learn ways that our brain patterning is being reshaped by these media and offer new insights into listening as a resource to counter such effects.Beginning with a foundation of the existential and energetic depth of what listening is, we’ll discover several stories within the larger story. A story about how listening is absolutely vital to our well-being and fulfillment. A story of how our quality of life is directly proportional to our quality of listening. A story of how the new digital media and technologies are undermining our aptitude for listening. And finally, a story of renewal through avenues of deeper listening that hold the potential for personal and community transformation. This is The Listening Story.