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Category Archives: Compassionate Communication
How do you define a successful relationship? Is it simply the fact that it is currently standing the test of time? Is it possible that a relationship can end and still be a success? In fact, that’s exactly how my … Continue reading
I went to a training and learned the simple yet powerful phrase, “Whatever you resist, persists.” That training was thirty years ago, yet the idea and understanding in that pithy phrase never left me. I have thought of it many … Continue reading
Are you having trouble controlling your impulses? Stress, the holidays, and times of transition can cause this to happen. What to do? Author Fleet Maull wrote in his very compelling book, Dharma in Hell: “I know from experience that arbitrarily imposing strict … Continue reading
There are advantages to multi-generational living that one does not experience while living independently. In my last blog post I talked about communicating effectively. It’s especially helpful to use compassionate communication when living in multi-generational situations because it lends itself … Continue reading
Most of us struggle with communicating effectively. Can you think of some examples in your life? Often, message sent isn’t message received. Here are a few communicating ideas for you to consider: State what you see or hear–without judgment. Then … Continue reading