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Yes, You Have Influence With (But Not Control Over) Others!

We have probably all heard the following on various occasions: “We can’t control anyone. They (he/she) made their own choices.” That could be referring to family or friends making “bad” choices. But there is a mindset that keeps us connected in a more positive way!

Love means never having to say (with a sense of guilt) you’re sorry

A lot has been written about apologies. How they are important, and how they should be worded. But I think there is important room for improvement, if the goal is to create a stronger relationship. Just this morning, …

Three (or Four) Little Words… to Be Careful Using!

Good verbal communication should choose words that express the needs, feelings, and requests of the speaker, while also welcoming the other person to join into a dialogue without shaming or blaming them.

Lust for Life, and Inevitable Empathy: Beyond Ideas of Illness

If plants and insects and other small animals have strategies to survive, then even moreso we humans do.

That is why psychological labels need to be used in a very limited way. Why? Because everything we do…