We all need connection. Good communication is key for establishing strong connections and maintaining healthy relationships. But communication and connection aren’t always easy.
We make assumptions about people, let our emotions get the better of us, and struggle to deal with difficult or negative people. We talk when we should be quiet and don’t speak up for ourselves when we should.
Browse through articles on communication skills, common communication mistakes, relationship tips, and improving how we can better express ourselves to the important people in our lives.
Want to have better connections in your life with your family, friends, and work colleagues? Read on.
In an earlier post, I wrote about how to support people without taking on their moods and emotions. In this post, I want to talk about the warning signs to look out for that may indicate you are taking on other people’s problems. If we ignore these signs, taking on other people’s problems can have […]
We all have times in our lives when we feel like our lives aren’t moving forward. We feel like our lives are standing still or worse going backward. This feeling can make us think other people’s lives are somehow better than ours. It can make us feel like everyone is moving forward except us. I […]
Something happened to me a while back that really made me stop and think. I was talking to someone about how I was feeling and they immediately jumped into a conversation about how something felt for them, ending my part of the conversation completely. It dawned on me that people (including me) often do this […]
Do you have something important to say to someone? Let’s face it, the world is full of talk talk talk and yet somehow there seems so much that we should say that we don’t. Sometimes we say what we need to but we don’t say it often enough. Other times we say the same thing […]
With Christmas fast approaching, I thought it would be worthwhile to look at ways for the black sheep of the family to survive a Christmas family gathering. I’ve also included a few tips on how to survive Christmas in general, regardless of whether you are the black sheep or not! Here goes. Get your jingle […]
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