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Communication With Others

Speak Truly

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

If you say what's true for you, and say it clearly and kindly, you get one kind of result. But if you use a sharp tongue, speak falsely, exaggerate, or leave out the parts that are most important to you, you get different results.

Understanding Others: Part IV

Amanda Gore | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Perception is reality to the average human. That is deeper than it sounds. It means that every single person has their own version of "reality" or what they would call the "truth" based on their perceptions.

Understanding Others: Part III

Amanda Gore | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Consciously listen with a spirit of seeking to understand and notice the changes in the effectiveness of your communication.

Understanding Others: Part II

Amanda Gore | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

We can't possibly know what is going on inside someone else's head and thoughts -- even though we know someone really well. It's always better to check. And the best way to check is by asking questions.