Befriending Our Inner Critic – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/06/06/befriending-our-inner-critic/ Most of us have an inner critic. That’s the voice in your head that says you’re doing it wrong, or even that you’re not enough. It’s the incessant thoughts about the flaws or mistakes in something you’ve Continue reading Befriending Our Inner Critic – by Kind Communication

When You Don’t Want to Listen… – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/05/15/when-you-dont-want-to-listen/ Sometimes I find that I just don’t want to hear what the other person has to say. I’m so upset, hurt, or just disconnected that I don’t want to sit and listen. I just want to fix Continue reading When You Don’t Want to Listen… – by Kind Communication

Recommitment – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/05/01/recommitment/ Sometimes we simply don’t fulfill our promises. Despite our best efforts and intentions, we fall short of what we said we’re committed to. Closer readers of my website and blog will notice that I am committed to Continue reading Recommitment – by Kind Communication

Deconstructing Enemy Images – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2017/01/30/deconstructing-enemy-images/ We are living in a time when a lot of our public, and thus our private, language projects the image of “enemy” onto other people.  This is happening on all sides of the political aisle.  Projecting an Continue reading Deconstructing Enemy Images – by Kind Communication

Time for Rest – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/12/19/time-for-rest/ You don’t have infinite energy.  But it is tempting to pretend like you do. Especially during the hecticness of the holidays, with so much going on, so much to do, and cultural and family expectations to live Continue reading Time for Rest – by Kind Communication

A Time for Healing – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/11/21/a-time-for-healing/ The election is over. It was a long and bitter primary season and then election season.  On all sides there were angry and divisive attacks and accusations made.  And now living in the aftermath of a Trump’s Continue reading A Time for Healing – by Kind Communication

Empathy: What Brings Us Together – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/10/24/empathy-what-brings-us-together/ If you’re wondering why the world seems to be tearing itself apart, the answer is simple: lack of empathy. Empathy is the art of experiencing the feelings and the worldview of another as if it were your Continue reading Empathy: What Brings Us Together – by Kind Communication

Do We Even Know What We Want? – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/10/10/do-we-even-know-what-we-want/ How often do I find myself upset and complaining about a situation to a friend, and they ask me ‘well, how do you specifically want it to be different?’ and I have no answer?  Uncomfortably too often. Continue reading Do We Even Know What We Want? – by Kind Communication

Marriage: How Do You Know You’ve Found “The One”? – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/09/26/marriage-how-do-you-know-youve-found-the-one/ I’ve attended a lot of weddings this summer (my own included in that).  And in going to so many weddings, the question naturally arises “how do you know when you’ve found ‘the one’?” This is a very Continue reading Marriage: How Do You Know You’ve Found “The One”? – by Kind Communication

Me & Not Me – by Kind Communication

KindCommunication.org

Re-posted From: http://KindCommunication.org/2016/09/12/me-not-me/ I want to share with you one of my favorite exercises that helps people set boundaries.  It’s called “Me & Not Me”. One of the key obstacles to setting boundaries is a difficulty in separating oneself from Continue reading Me & Not Me – by Kind Communication