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May 30, 2018

Do you want better communication in your relationship?  Do you think it's your spouses big problem?  It's always a problem for both.  You never see a couple where one communicates well and the other doesn't.

Take a look at some of the things you can do to help promote more frequent communication with your spouse and how...

May 28, 2018

Most rudeness is unintentional.  Michael P. Lauder of Australia says that rudeness happens when some behavior happens in a way that doesn't align with how people think it should.

Even though most rudeness is unintentional you still need to be mindful of your own behavior. 

Focus on the thoughts and feelings you have as...

May 25, 2018

Fred recently talked to a student about her reaction to the recent school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas.  She was very calm and matter of fact.  But she was calm in a way that didn't inspire a lot of confidence.

This kind of traumatic news is becoming common and normal for kids.  

There are some things that...

May 23, 2018

Kids triangulate.  "Well Dad said...".  They create a communication triangle between you and your spouse or another adult like a teacher.

This isn't a manipulation thing.  This isn't evidence that your child is manipulative.  It's just something kids do and you can watch for.

Watch for name dropping. That's when the...

May 21, 2018

Don't compare yourself to other people, compare yourself only to yourself.

Human Rating is the term that describes the way we judge and compare people including ourselves.

We are worried about the perceptions of others.  Even people who are confident have the tendency to "mind read" and predict what someone is thinking...