Entries tagged with “Communication”
Disagreement can be a healthy way to expand our mindset.
Guides help us, whether we are aware of it or not.
No matter how intense love starts, after a certain amount of time, the “honeymoon” wears off. Thankfully, that energy can transform into other things – a deeper love, appreciation …
When it comes to humor in relationships, the purer our intentions, the kinder our hearts, and the more conscious our words, the better results we will get.
My spiritual practice teaches me that we are all one. But my public relations work calls me to pitch stories of Hero vs. Villain, Us vs. Them, David vs. Goliath. All the experts ou…
Cellphones may cause a lack of empathy.
A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication
Forget reviewing this book; after reading it, I had the urge to call the author and invite her over. I’d pour us some sauvignon blanc and blare the Richard Thompson and we’d toast …
Learning to speak your truth is a lifelong practice.
Strangers see us with fresh eyes.
Fraternal lodges once filled a national need—that has returned.
Coping with chronic illness requires spiritual resources that children cannot easily talk about. Now a hospital chaplain has developed two simple, enjoyable techniques to help them express their fears and tap into their deepest strengths.
The two of us have been digging in to reconcile the differences between us for 15 years. What are we digging into? The thick, rich, confusing soil of the different ways we think, experience, and understand the world.
Couples who have celebrated their golden anniversary share tips for a marriage that goes the distance.
Using language for leverage
…And recognize the real struggle with your partner is to hear
We interact with trees as strangers because we don’t know their stories. When we listen, we “unself” ourselves— and open to great beauty.
To shift your state of mind, make the choice to be loving regardless of the situation.
When what matters is listening to practically nothing at all
While I would love to tell you “all communication is good communication”, it simply isn’t true.
The real art of being with what is is to know when to stop talking.
In the Hindu Upanishads, there’s a passage that speaks to how those who become wise lose their names in the Great Oneness, the way rivers lose their names when they flow into the s…
An excerpt from Overcoming Your Difficult Family: 8 Skills for Thriving in Any Family Situation
How to create deeper connections in a virtual workplace.
We have all said yes when we knew better, and mostly the impact is as meaningless as eating an hors d’oeuvre just to be polite. But sometimes the impact is life-changing: saying ye…
Real dialogue is more than just talk— it’s work. But the payoffs are incredible. One of America’s best listeners shows how it’s done.
In companies coast to coast, business people are meeting in small groups and talking about how their spirituality and personal values connect with their work.
7 Clues That Your Baggage Needs Handling