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.
As I mentioned in an earlier post, my contract ended last week and I found myself suddenly unemployed. On my last day, I had lunch with my friends from work and said my good-byes. I felt sad and overwhelmed. The direction of my life had changed. I was shocked and unprepared. Remembering I needed food […]
Recently I had someone tell me that I hardly ever smile at work! Yikes! I have to admit, I was a bit shocked. After all, I enjoy my job and I love the people who I work with. Around the same time, I read a meme on Facebook about introverts. It went something like this, […]
Opening up to people can be hard, particularly when we are feeling vulnerable. Here are my top tips for talking to someone when they are feeling insecure or vulnerable. Disclosure – This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Any compensation I receive does […]
I was having an interesting conversation with one of my girlfriends recently. We were talking about dating. More to the point, I mentioned a new partner in my life would need to be a traveler. My girlfriend mentioned that I shouldn’t put limitations on who I meet. While part of me understood the point she […]
I was chatting to a female friend recently when she bought me up to speed on a current dating phenomenon. It involves a lot of texting. It involves some flirting via text, a few harmless (fully clothed – be smart about this folks) photos back and forth which can go on for weeks and sometimes […]
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