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MIDTOWN TALKING: How do you show warmth towards someone?

A philosophical question we’d like to discuss. Midtown Lively hit the streets to hear from neighbors and visitors. We appreciate and value what the Midtown community is saying. Here are some of their opinions:

I show warmth by being present, and creating enough space to listen and meet people where they are. I can only show warmth to others when I show it to myself.

– Emily Sause

I can just listen to them, and if they want a hug, I also give them a hug. That’s a way to make them feel more comfortable, I think.

– José Avalos-Lucero

I show warmth by listening to what others have to say, and not being judgmental towards them. Be perceptive, receptive, and real in your response.

– Lex E.

Smile first, and then a hug. And then I tell people, even on the phone, whether you like it or not after each transaction, I’m giving you a hug.

– Chin-Chee Hu