Community and Relationships
Often our well-intentioned responses to friends in need does not help. Watch out for advice and judgment; instead practice more listening and empathy.
How do we not take what others do and say personally? And how to we operate our lives out of our best selves versus in reaction to what others do or say?
Civil righs activist and US Congressman John Lewis often cites an an African proverb - when you pray, move your feet.
The second of The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz is "Don't Take It Personally". The more I learn about shadow and projection, the more I understand your reaction to me may h
Story telling connects us to each other. Even if we have very different conclusions about life, if you tell me your story, I will listen.
Quality conversations are critical for healthy families, communities and work places. Lessons from Brene Brown's new book, Daring Greatly. Her list for "Engaged Feedback&quo
Learning how to receive is inextricably linked with giving. There are benefits to learning both sides of the equation.
What is the essence of good communication? We may not have all of the skills in the moment, but we can still be successful if we know the foundation of productive conversations.