What You Don’t Know

You can never really know why others act as they do. If you’d had the identical programming and experience, you’d behave exactly as they do. For instance, If someone’s driving seems erratic or dangerous, they could actually be reckless and...

Understanding Breeds Compassion

Some see good where others see nothing but bad. Some feel hopelessness while others feel enthusiasm. We can even miss what’s directly in front of us if we don’t believe it’s possible or haven’t seen it before. Because of our (mostly...

Effective Communication

Getting angry at someone because you don’t like their behavior lacks understanding. They aren’t here to satisfy your preferences, they’re here to live according to their own. Your anger is essentially a message saying “You shouldn’t act...

Enlightened Communication

Developing good communication skills isn’t easy, but the payoff is worth it. You have to be willing to listen with an open heart without getting defensive. You also have to be courageous enough to speak your truth while remaining conscious enough to do it...

Differences Drive Growth

No one has exactly the same conditioning, beliefs or biological makeup as you. When others don’t respond to you the way you’d like or expect, remember that it’s not personal. They’re just reacting from their point of view, which understanding...

The Power of Communication

When an uncomfortable issue arises, communicating makes a huge difference in the outcome because it shows that you care about the connection. Avoiding the issue or pretending the problem will go away on its own usually just make matters worse. Allowing yourself to be...