Psychologist, Marg Wolf trained many helping professionals, including me. We were interns in the ten-week domestic violence prevention program called, You are Not Alone. Marg provided clear and helpful feedback that made the process easy, doable, repeatable and empowering. Indeed, her performance feedback improved our skill levels! Not once did I experience criticism. I experienced […]
Teresa said, “Patricia, I would love to read some of your work on dealing with employees who are controlling, easily agitated and off the wall! It seems like my co-worker wants to get even with me for nothing. She starts yelling even if I dare to identify areas that could easily be improved. What are […]
Tears, along with perspiration, urine, and exhalation rid our bodies of toxins and other waste.
Invite and negotiate household workload.
If you dread job searching, you are not alone. A young woman, let us call her Jane, emailed me with a request to help her. The majority of her message about looking for a job is below: Good Morning, I have always enjoyed your e-newsletters and your positive messages for resiliency. I am also a […]
Regrettably discrimination continues in our communities, organizations and workplaces.
Many people who work at home are challenged to separate household activities from career and work tasks.
If I had been braver I would have just cried.
You can only do your best with your fifty percent of the conversation. There is no guarantee how the other person is going to respond or react.
The French playwrite, Moliere, said, “It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.”
The mother’s curse is believing, “If I really loved my child I would . . . (you fill in the blank).” Guilt is a heavy emotion to carry and women tend to carry a big load of it.
Have you ever been involved in an email message bush fire? It starts with one person feeling hurt, dismissed or angry about an email communication. The recipient then reacts with a one up slamming or defensive message. Electronic communication is ripe for communication that has gone badly, easily, and fast. Just look at Susan and Mary’s […]