Posts Tagged relationship

How to Approach and Assist an Angry Person


We all encounter angry people in every walk of life. Some will confront them, others avoid them like the plague. There are times when either approach is acceptable. I do not like drama. However, I am concerned about others when they appear upset. And I am very knowledgeable as to how to help them. After […]

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Are You Emotionally Dependent?


Every few weeks I do a free webinar. People can listen on their computers or on the phone; they can write in asking questions or they can ask me directly on the phone. Here is one of the questions a woman — I will call her Susan – asked in a webinar on emotional dependency: […]

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How to Overcome a Confidence Crisis


A confidence crisis can be caused by normal life transition such as getting a new job, moving to a new city, starting a new business, or starting a new relationship. Life’s losses can also cause confidence to sink – the loss of a relationship, the loss of a job, the loss of a big client, […]

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Social Intelligence: 6 Steps to Relationship Success


“I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” – Vincent van Gogh Meeting people is easy. In addition to the traditional ways like friends, societies, and other social groups, we now have the internet too. And provided we’re prepared to get out of our comfort zones, it shouldn’t be too […]

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Being “Right” vs. Being “Alive”


In most relationships, an ongoing fight simmers just below the surface. Sometimes the conflict appears subtle but at other times it is outright war. People have grown up in a sea of discord and have been socialized to expect it and accept it. In other words, fighting is “normal.” Transformation is both instantaneous and cumulative. […]

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How to Create Friction Free Relationships


You have an awkward interaction with your friend. Do you blame her and wait for an apology, or do you proactively reach out to ‘own’ your part in it? Your assistant does your marketing promotion wrong. Do you get irritated at her or do you calm yourself down before asking her to help you understand […]

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