Tag: Life Lessons

Who Do Your Words Say You Are?

Photo by Vera Arsic from Pexels Modern humans are worse at reading body signals than their ancestors because we are now distracted by words. Pease, The Definitive Book on Body Language.   Remember Robin from Part 1 and Part 2?

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Are We Effective Communicators in This World Of Distractions Part 2

Photo by Bonneval Sebastien on Unsplash “Body language is the use of physical behavior, expressions, and mannerisms to communicate nonverbally, often done instinctively rather than consciously.” – HelpGuide.org Robin On Assignment Robin, a junior in college, was working on a

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Are We Effective Communicators In This World Of Distractions Part 1

  Image by natureaddict from Pixabay We’re surrounded by distractions. Whether it’s emails, phone calls, text messages, social media notifications, or people entering and leaving your workspace, those distractions end up eating a good portion of your time. John Rampton

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Words Can Change Your Brain for Better or for Worse

 “Words are a reflection of our thoughts. Positive words come from positive thoughts, negative words from negative thoughts. It is really that simple.” Regulating Physical and Emotional Stress In the book, “Words Can Change Your Brain,” by Dr. Andrew Newberg,

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Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones…What Will Words Do

Sticks and stone can leave broken bones and bruised bodies, but verbal abuse can have devastating effects that can last for years. How To Create Your World With Words   A Normal Pre-Teen Girl Kathy’s mother frequently told her that

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Hey Are You Listening

  “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”  ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful          “I need you to talk to Mary for

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What Can You Do For Me

Walter knew his keyboard skills were far superior to anyone he’d ever heard. Going back to that little “Podunk Town” was not an option. The hillbillies in that town didn’t even bother to give him a proper send off. He’d

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A Negative Self-Worth Can Get in the Way of Your Success

Anna’s Story Anna always dreamed of being a teacher and a great mother to her children, like her mother. She had always been a little on the chubby side, but her mother gave her lots of love and support and

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My Bucket’s Full-Time to Empty It

People Pleaser Prison As I became more aware of myself and who I am, I realized I have been a people pleaser much of my life. During childhood, my dad controlled everything my mother and I did with his silence.

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How to Design Your Life for Success

Have you designed your life the way you want it? If your deepest desires were fulfilled, how would your life change? What would you do differently? In the later years of high school and definitely in college we are taught

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