Tag Archives: Listening

Introducing a New Feature on My Blog: “How To’s and Tips”

Learning is Required. While thinking about topics I might address, several possibilities came to mind before I realized all of them had one thing in common – the desire to provide information that you can put to use immediately. Why? … Continue reading

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Love Gone Bad: Avoiding a Valentine’s Nightmare

Falling in love doesn’t require maturity. Babies fall in love everyday. “Falling” in love is basically about pleasure and receiving perfect mirroring – caught up in images and fantasies about the joy, excitement and pleasure another will bring into your … Continue reading

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Communicate Better with the Ones You Love

We all experience times when someone we love says or does something that hurts us to one degree or another. In the wake of these painful moments we may regret how we handled ourselves. Unfortunately in such circumstances, the instinctive … Continue reading

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What Do You Want Today?

Friday I got the bug numerous people I know have come down with; scratchy throat, stuffy head, sneezing, achy body. I want it to go away – immediately! Of course that’s impossible. I also want to be physically close to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2012!

Millions will be celebrating New Year’s Eve tonight. Celebrations offer an escape from the challenges, demands, stress and problems of ordinary life. That’s a good thing. We all benefit from some down time to decompress, relax, laugh, play and be … Continue reading

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