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The Opportunity Nesting Inside Almost Every Disagreement

The Opportunity Nesting Inside Almost Every Disagreement

Instead of allowing differences to divide us, we can take advantage of the opportunity nesting inside almost every disagreement that comes our way. An opportunity to build stronger relationships. Even with folks who hold views and opinions vastly different from our own. When I was a girl, I would cringe when my mother found my…

Five Ways to Improve Your Toughest Relationships Starting Today

Five Ways to Improve Your Toughest Relationships Starting Today

Sharing space with difficult people can feel like one of the hardest things we do in life. Here’s how you can improve your toughest relationships starting today. Stop waiting for the other person to change. Let’s face it. Some people can be kind of rotten. Demanding. Manipulative. Unkind or unforgiving. But here is one thing…

Where to Focus First When Your Needs Aren’t Being Met

Where to Focus First When Your Needs Aren’t Being Met

Where we focus first in our relationships is inevitably what grows. If you’re focused on things that are going wrong, things that aren’t meeting your needs or expectations, you might find yourself more frequently sharing words of disappointment or criticism. Maybe the person you’re having trouble with seems to ask more regularly, “Why are you…