Why Are Boundaries Important?

Why Are Boundaries Important?

If your life is filled with discord and you don’t feel that others respect you, it’s time to set your boundaries. Each of us experiences our reality in four ways: Body – what we look like Thinking – how we give meaning to incoming data Feelings...
Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say

Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say

Most of us know how to speak. Many of us have never learned how to communicate. Recognize that clear, accurate and understandable verbal and non-verbal language is essential for marriage, committed relationships, friendships, business relationships and virtually all...
Steps Toward a Rich and Meaningful Life

Steps Toward a Rich and Meaningful Life

I received the “Instructions For Life” by the Dali Lama in an email from a very dear friend. Whether or not you embrace the teachings of the Dali Lama, these “Instructions For Life” seem very universal to me; and something we can all benefit from by being reminded...
How to Receive an Apology

How to Receive an Apology

For most of us, it is equally difficult and uncomfortable to receive an apology as to offer an apology! Offering and receiving apologies is an art and requires learning a few simple skills and practicing those skills often. Here Are 8 Easy Steps to Receiving an...
How to Offer an Apology

How to Offer an Apology

For most of us, offering an apology feels awkward or uncomfortable. For one thing, we don’t have a lot of practice. For another thing, the concept of apologizing is often associated with being “bad” or “wrong.” Consider thinking about an...