Please check out my latest installment of communication tips. I hope it’s helpful. Be sure to check out the other tips, too.
- Be Direct – Don’t Involve Other People
- Don’t Text Fight
No more middle man! The healthiest communication is direct communication between two people.
Here are a few more communication tips. If you haven’t read my other articles about this topic, please check them out.
- Don’t Yell, Scream or Call Names
- Be Specific – Avoid “You Never” or “You Always” statements
- Don’t Blame
- Remember – You Love Each Other!
We’ve all been there – you see something that’s wrong and think, “Somebody should do something about that!”
Somebody should…clean that up, help that person, fix that problem…
When was the last time you were that somebody? I know, I know – it’s not your job. Well, who’s job is it?
It’s that time of year again – time for Christmas trees, Jingle Bells, Elf On The Shelf, presents, yummy food and spending time with family and friends. It’s a time to get closer with or to reconnect with God.
But what if this time of year brings sadness instead of joy? For many people the holidays isn’t a reminder of joy but a reminder of loss.
If you’re concerned about a loved one and want them to get help, it can be challenging to convince them to speak to a therapist. You may be tempted to set up a therapy appointment and be dishonest with them about where they’re going. You may believe that if you can just get them in the door and in front of a therapist that things will get better.
Why don’t we go to the gym more, exercise more or eat healthier? Why do we avoid unpleasant tasks? That’s easy – because it’s uncomfortable! We buy into the lie that it’s “easier” to avoid it than it is to deal with it. We lie to ourselves and say we’ll do it tomorrow. Have you ever said that?
Do you ever find yourself plagued by “what ifs”? I regularly help clients who suffer from constant, nagging or debilitating worry. Unfortunately, our world seems to push a constant diet of fear and worry. It seems like every time your hear the news there is an impending disaster, health scare or financial crisis. We are constantly bombarded with fearful messages about our health,