Tag: Communications

Give Up The Need To Be Right

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“Do you want to be right or happy?” – Dr. Phil Introduction  Some people seem to have the need to be right or at least convince others that their views are ‘right’ and the other person’s are wrong. If you

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Does The Script of Your Me-Movie Need Rewriting?

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What’s a Me-Movie? We all know that movies are a sequential series of images and sounds that engage the viewers imagination to tell a story or create a perceived experience. Every life is a story. Let’s turn our attention to

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How To Regulate Your Emotions So They Don’t Regulate You

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  Introduction Emotional self-regulation or emotion regulation is the ability to respond to emotionally intense situations in a manner that is socially acceptable, yet, still remain flexible enough to be spontaneous in your reactions and maintain the ability to delay

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How To Speak Up With Intention

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Introduction Have any of you ever, for one reason or another, been afraid to speak up and say what is on your mind, to give someone your opinion or thoughts about a certain subject? Are you afraid of the consequences

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How To Set Your Intentions For Good

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  Prologue In addressing the subject of intentions, I have found it to be rather nebulous and imprecise, but there are several important aspects of it that I feel need to be addressed in regards to communication.   What is

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What Is Your Body Language Saying?

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Elements of Communications In the scientific paper “Body Language Classification and Communicative Context” by Jianxue Yin,  the elements of communication are grouped for better understanding of how they work together and separately. They are divided into three groups, Verbal, Posture

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What Are Your Vocal Elements Saying About Your Words?

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Rate Your Distraction Level   We’re surrounded by distractions, especially our phones.  Are you paying attention to the conversations you are having or are you distracted by your phone and social media? What are your vocal elements telling others? In

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How To Achieve And What Is A Win-Win Conversation

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Jerry Just Wanted Things His Way Jerry discovered that Debbie, the step-mother of his girlfriend Connie, was a Life Coach. He and Connie had been having problems lately. He wanted to take their relationship to the next level – move

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How Too Understand Why ‘HE’ Just Does Not Get It

Men engage the world in a hierarchical social order, “one-upmanship”, whereas, women approach the world as one in a network of connections for intimacy. Photo by Daniel Mingook Kim on Unsplash Mark stood at the kitchen counter making his lunch

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How to Create Your World With Your Words

  “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn   Kathy had been through two abusive

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