Tag: Self-Awareness

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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How To Achieve And What Is A Win-Win Conversation

“It’s not your way or my way; it’s a better way, a higher way.” – Stephen Covey Image-by-Gerd-Altmann-from-Pixabay Jerry discovered that Debbie, the step-mother of his girlfriend Connie, was a Life Coach. He and Connie had been having problems lately.

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How To Find The Cure For Defensive Communication

“One reduces the defensiveness of the listener when one communicates that one is willing to experiment with one’s own behavior, attitudes and ideas.”- Jack R. Gibb PhD – A pioneer in humanistic psychology Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Loved

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When You Do What You Really Don’t Want To Do

Great journeys begin with one small step.  In the journey of life, learning to say “No” is that small, but necessary step. Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash Burt was the kind of guy that everybody liked. You could count

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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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How to Be Truly Happy

Susie wanted to go out Friday night and relax. She’d been working overtime getting just a few hours of sleep per night. Between her job and trying to start her own business on the side, she was exhausted. She called

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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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