This article is spot on! You must be willing to change and know that you need to, and so must your new partner. This is the best journey ever when you both know you are not perfect, but are willing to keep working on yourself.
I am often reminded of why listening is so important... not only in work and fun, but with our families it becomes especially important. In the hustle and bustle of life, making it a point to listen and improving our listening skills can make a big difference in the quality of our most important relationships.
Read this and practice on your children, your partner, and your close friends (as well as those you work with). When you are at home, put down your phone and turn off the tv/dvd, and hear all the things your family is wanting to say and needs to be heard every day.
People who are unhappy in their romantic relationship spend more time during a disagreement thinking about how angry and frustrated they are, but happy couples coordinate their thoughts so that when one partner has many emotional thoughts, the...
What are you thinking when you are having trouble agreeing with your partner? The way you think about it is important. Here is one thing you can do to make yourself happier and your relationship better.
Reports show that emotional intelligence-and specifically empathy-is spiraling downward in kids. Today we look at why empathy is declining among students.
Jayna Haney's insight:
Developing empathy for family members, friends and the world at large is a very important part of maturity, and it seems to be missing from many youth. Instead, empathy is only given to people we like, understand or feel close to. Here's a great article and how to be aware of teaching your kids empathy. Make sure you are modeling it for your children. Start now, no matter how old they are. Its never too late.
This is a tough subject for a lot of parents, but it is important. We are seeing the effects of kids who are praised for so much that as they are entering the workforce, they don't have a real work ethic. Let's not be afraid to let our kids fail or not be the best at everything. Great article!