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 early July I wrote about dealing with the end of a friendship in my life. In a nutshell, one of my best friends decided not to be my best friend anymore. If you didn’t catch this earlier post, you can read it now – How to Deal with the End of a Friendship. Getting […]
We know how to have a conversation. But what about those conversations where the other person seems to be doing all the talking, most of the time? What do you do when you can’t seem to get a word in? Sometimes conversations with family and friends can be one-sided. Sometimes two-way conversations need a little finessing. […]
Back when I was working in Sydney, I had a work colleague point out something interesting to me. At the time my best friend worked in the same company. My co-worker commented that when my best friend walked in the front door she always knew how I would feel when she walked out. If my […]
Guilt is one nasty son of a bitch. After that scathing appraisal, here are two questions to ask yourself. Do I use guilt as a weapon? Do I use guilt to get what I want? Just to clarify – the sort of guilt I’m referring to in this post is the ‘guilt trip’ variety. If […]
I have a question for you. Do you need to reconnect with old friends? Do you have a particular friend that you want to reach out to that you haven’t seen in a while? I reconnected with an old friend over breakfast recently. I didn’t realize time had gotten away from me and I hadn’t seen […]
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