Communication

5 Tips for Having Difficult Conversations with your Partner
Communication / love and relationships / Relationships / SPosts

5 Tips for Having Difficult Conversations with your Partner

You love your partner, but sooner or later, a tough conversation needs to happen. While this is normal, (after all, what relationship doesn’t have its bumps along the way) how you handle those conversations will determine whether you come away from this particular conflict with a stronger appreciation for each […]

6 Positive Ways to Deal with Critical People
Communication / Health & Wellness / Managing Stress / Self-Care / Self-confidence

6 Positive Ways to Deal with Critical People

Constructive criticism is fine, but some people who are so relentlessly negative that they can suck the joy out of life. No matter what happy news you might have, they are guaranteed to find the cloud to fit your silver lining. Here are 6 strategies you can use to deal […]

10 Insensitive Words You Need to Stop Using Right Now
Business Tips / Communication

10 Insensitive Words You Need to Stop Using Right Now

By May Habib Language carries with it an unusual power: a single word can heal or hurt. Words can create cultures of belonging or exclusion, and it’s important to know which words or phrases are which, especially if you value diversity (and you should :)).  The way we use language […]

2 Techniques to Project Confidence and Boost Sense of Self
Communication / Self-Care / Self-confidence

2 Techniques to Project Confidence and Boost Sense of Self

Adapted from BREAKING THROUGH BIAS: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work (Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Sept 8) by communication and gender bias experts Andie Kramer and Al Harris. They are also the authors of It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: Women’s Conflict at Work and the Bias That Built It (2019). When […]

The Power of the Silent Conversation
Body Language / Business / Communication / Leadership

The Power of the Silent Conversation

Job Interview? Get an Unfair Advantage – See What Employers See by Debbie Silverman Did you know you have about 7 seconds to make a great first impression? “Within those 7 seconds, a potential employer will size you up to see if you “fit” in their club or organization” says, […]

Family Communication Starts with Respect
Communication / Parenting / Relationships

Family Communication Starts with Respect

Jamie knew her family had a problem when she realized most of their fights ended in slamming doors, screaming matches, cussing, and the occasional breaking of someone’s property. At first, Jamie felt angry and helpless. This wasn’t what she’d envisioned when she’d dreamed of starting her own family as a […]

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