Category Archives: Relationship

Present, Don’t Persuade

One of the most common mistakes we make in a disagreement is to convince ourselves that we must persuade the other person to see our point of view. But all we really need to do is lay out the facts … Continue reading

Posted in At Work, Relationship | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Words: I vs. We

In our daily lives, and in our daily inter- actions with other people, we generally find ourselves using a lot of pronouns: I, me, we, they, them, he, she, and so on. And generally there’s no problem using them. They … Continue reading

Posted in At Work, Relationship | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Every Difficult Relationship Has Lessons

As much as difficult relationships can give us heartburn and sleepless nights, they are an essential part of our  growth  as people. Difficult relationships not only teach us a lot about others,  but they also teach us more about ourselves—such … Continue reading

Posted in Positive Living, Relationship | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Don’t Make Things Personal

While you’re working on not taking things personal, also be sure not to make  things personal. When you make personal digs  at others when conflict arises, you just drag yourself down, and you help  the other person garner sympathy from … Continue reading

Posted in At Work, Relationship | Leave a comment

Be loyal

Loyalty doesn’t come in half-measures. You are either loyal or you’re not and if you’re not, your partner will feel betrayed and their love for you will be dented. In time these dents intrude into the fabric of the love you share. Continue reading

Posted in Relationship | Tagged | Leave a comment

Give Honesty With an Equal Dose of Compassion

It’s  been  said  that honesty without compassion is cruelty. Yes,  it’s  true  that  we do prefer people who are straight up with us. We all want to know where we stand. But ever met someone who prides herself on brutal … Continue reading

Posted in Positive Living, Relationship | Tagged , | Leave a comment

See Both Sides

There are indeed two sides—or more—to every issue or argument. And people will trust and respect you if you show them you can see the different dimensions of a situation, and not just the  one  you prefer. By actively seeing … Continue reading

Posted in At Work, Positive Living, Relationship | Tagged , , | Leave a comment