Popular Topic: intention


How to Find Strength During a Crisis
March 31, 2020  •  Article  • 

The other day, I was teaching a class online about how to cultivate more empathy and compassion for ourselves.
 
There are so many obstacles that can make it hard to find tenderness for ourselves. ...

Four Mindful Communication Skills for Difficult Conversations
February 23, 2020  •  Article  • 

Difficult conversations are a part of life. Having good communication skills doesn’t mean we never argue; it means having the tools, strength, and confidence to navigate tough situations when they arise.

Whether it’s ...

Five Core Practices For Meaningul Conversation
January 27, 2020  •  Article  • 

There is one activity we each do every day, all day long, in every area of our lives—at home, at work, with friends, even when we’re alone. The success of our relationships, our work, and life in general rests heavily on it, yet few of us ever ...

Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Important Conversations
December 30, 2019  •  Article  • 

There is a saying in many spiritual traditions, “Only speak if you can improve upon the silence.” Personally, there are plenty of times when I’d rather simply be quiet. There’s also a time and a place to ...

Four Questions To Ask Yourself Before Speaking
October 29, 2019  •  Article  • 

There is a saying in many spiritual traditions, “Only speak if you can ...

Deepening Relationships With Family
September 30, 2019  •  Article  • 

It's important to remember how to find joy in the things we love about our family and friends. Though we often associate communication skills with handling conflict (see

Five Tips For Reading The News Without Losing It
September 3, 2019  •  Article  • 

It’s been a tough few weeks.

Whether it’s another domestic shooting or the rainforest in flames, it can feel overwhelming to stay abreast of what’s happening yet impossible to turn away and unplug. Many of ...

The Radical Act of Reclaiming Attention
August 8, 2019  •  Article  • 

Given all that we are facing today as a society and a species, the need to have honest conversations about things that matter is paramount. Communication skills are an essential ingredient in this arena, but I don’t think they’re sufficient. To stay balanced ...

Transformative Dialogue
May 17, 2019  •  Article  • 

Have you ever persevered through a challenging situation with a friend and come out the other side with more respect for one another? Or worked out a disagreement with a loved one, finding that you feel even closer, with ...

What’s Love Got To Do With It?  A Thousand Ways to Say, “I Love You”
December 6, 2018  •  Article  • 

“I love you.”

Baby holding hand of adultAh, that warm and fuzzy feeling! I can see hear birds singing.  Little cupids with their bows ...

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