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5 Signs of a Bad Listener

There are so many incredibly simple things in life that we unnecessarily complicate; listening is one of them. More specifically, there are 5 ways that listeners unintentionally taint conversations that have the potential to be so connective.If ...

The Difference Between Guilt and Shame

Guilt and shame are complicated emotions, but the difference between them is very simple:Guilt says: I feel badly about what I did/didn't do.Shame says: I feel badly about who I am/who I am not. For the most part, we know what to do with guilt. ...

Personal Boundaries 101

You cannot have a healthy relationship without boundaries.  Since you read Part 1 and know how to decide what your boundaries are, it's time to implement them. Expressing your boundaries can be tricky.  There's usually a push-back from people who ...

6 Steps to An Effective Apology - Part 3

So, you've taken care of the first step of apologizing and you definitely have a handle on the second.  Without further adieu, here 's step 3 (which might just be the most important step): 3.  Identify the main hurt in the other person. Being "hurt" ...