Episode 4

How comfortable are you with silence in relationships?

In this episode, we explore the relational aspects of silence, the factors that affect our comfort with silence and the quality of relational silence.

Timestamps to key points

[02:16] - Examples of silence in relationships

[04:50] - Paul Goodman’s 9 types of silence expanded

[09:20] - Context, culture and personality can affect our experience of silence

[12:10] - Sedatephobia is the fear of silence

[13:00] - The power of silence in coaching 

About the Podcast

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The Contemplative Edge
Short reflections on the deeper questions of life helping you slow down, go within, reflect and contemplate, so that you can create change from the inside out

About your host

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Rashmir Balasubramaniam

I am an Executive Coach and Strategic Advisor to current and emerging leaders of social innovation and systems change. I've been (re)learning to live at the contemplative edge for the last 10+ years because it's key to living and working in joyful, creative flow.