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Person to Person: Finding life lessons in bad experiences

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you get upset just thinking about bad breaks you've encountered? Maybe someone betrayed you in a love relationship, or maybe you lost money in a business deal.

We all run into unpleasant challenges along the road of life. And, it's upsetting to think we have to pay a price for something we didn't cause.

As you look at your bad experiences, ...Read more

Person to Person: Drama cancels out true problem-solving

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you realize that people instigate lots of crazy drama to avoid tackling problems?

For example, a teenage daughter can throw a tantrum so you'll stop telling her to break up with her boyfriend.

Think of drama as a sideshow. It diverts our attention away from pain, so we can't launch a calm, logical and productive conversation.

"My husband ...Read more

Person to Person: Why communicating clearly with others is important

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you realize that your words can miss their target? You can say something to a room full of people, and you might get several different reactions.

There are 16 personality types, so listeners will "filter" your information in at least 16 different ways.

For example, let's say that you emceed a community event in a large town park. Let's ...Read more

Person to Person: Why family mental health is global mental health

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Do you realize that all people around the world are basically alike? That is, their emotional wellness and mental health come largely from the same type of lifestyle.

That lifestyle must include a strong connection to others. We can all imagine a family in Africa, France, or the U.S. sitting down together at the end of the day. Ideally, they ...Read more

Person to Person: Males need to know we value their feelings

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Have you noticed that we live in a world where people constantly slam other people verbally? Compassion is shrinking on all fronts.

We all keep wondering why individuals don't have respect for others.

The solution to calming tension in the world is simple: We each need to honor everyone's feelings. Psychologists say that our society needs to ...Read more

Person to Person: Don't rely on the wrong people to help you

Life Advice / Helping Yourself /

Are you trying to accomplish a big project, such as finishing your degree while raising three kids, but somehow you're stuck?

Or, maybe you're just trying to paint a room or plan a short vacation, but nothing is coming together.

Stop for a moment to consider this: Are you falsely counting on the wrong people to help you?

After all, it's ...Read more

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