Communication

  • Communication,  Kindness,  Personal Growth

    Be Careful of External Energy

    Let me begin this blog post by clearly stating that this is not some metaphysical and spiritual teaching or practice; rather, I am speaking of the obvious mood or attitude of others when they come into your shared space. Can't you immediately tell when someone is excited? They are smiling, energetic, perhaps even remind you of a bee as they hop from one place to another, one movement to another, or even one subject to another. And I bet you can remember some of those cases when a person entered you shared space and was mad, upset, or even depressed. There are obvious facial expressions, body posture, etc. that quickly…

  • Communication

    Listen up…

    Have you every been around someone that never seems to shut-up? What's more, do they often just seem to talk about themselves? And, when you actually get the chance to speak, do they cut you off or take what you said and turn it around and focus it on themselves? What can you do with people like that? Truthfully...not much. But here is the thing: what we can do is learn from them. Now, I am not talking about learning from their words, although that could happen; rather, I am talking about learning from their example. Let's be honest. Most of us have been guilty of that very same thing…