When you smile, you appear to be more likable and competent.
Boosting other people costs nothing, takes little energy and will help those at work and home feel and function better.
It is best to reserve “I feel proud of you” for situations when one person has invested significant amounts of time, energy and expertise into the success of another.
Tweet Seldom is there a person who does not long to be seen, heard and acknowledged. Yet, many people feel unseen, unheard, unacknowledged and neglected. In my years of facilitating parent education, family counseling, marriage counseling, group counseling and individual counseling, and speaking to thousands, I have noticed that people repeatedly light up at the simplest […]
Tweet Our beliefs about life drive our perspective, attitude, behaviour and communication.
Tweet In some moments on some days we, our children, our spouses, our friends, our neighbours or coworkers feel hurt, sad, worried or anxious. That’s what is. Also true is the fact that words of care and kindness can be used to heal others’ wounds—small, medium or significant.
Tweet American writer, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was born in the farming town of Amherst, Massachusetts. Although she never married, she wrote love poems among her collection. Due to health issues, at an early age, she became a recluse who dressed only in white, locked herself in her room for days and gave meaning to her […]