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I’ve lost my conversational mojo – can I relearn the art of small talk?

I’ve lost my conversational mojo – can I relearn the art of small talk?

‘“At the moment, a lot of us feel overwhelmed by other people’s pain, on top of our own fragility,” says Elizabeth Oldfield, host of The Sacred podcast, which explores her guests’ values. “Listening to someone be honest about how they’re doing takes a lot of emotional energy, but it’s an important part of intimate conversation in established friendships.”’

Guardian Lifestyle piece featuring advice from Elizabeth Oldfield on re–learning the art of small group as lockdown lifts.

Read the article here.

You can listen to Rhik Samadder’s episode of The Sacred here.


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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is Theos’ Director. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

Posted 17 April 2021

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