Tag Archives: active listening

Judgmental Employees

Q: As a manager, I always strive to maintain a professional demeanor in discussions with employees. But when critical and judgmental people try to twist the meaning of my words, I tend to freeze and shut down. This ends the … Continue reading

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Perspective

A friend listens and emphasize, but they won’t always ask the hard questions to help you see the situation from a new perspective and to figure out how to make changes. One way to help yourself is to ask this … Continue reading

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Authentic Silence of Therapy

The other day a client smiled at me and said, “You are such a Jedi mind trick!”  I laughed because we had spent 50 minutes in near silence. Well, I did. I am comfortable with silence in and out of … Continue reading

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Truth

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it – Flannery O’Connor Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this … Continue reading

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Prayer

Prayer, I have discovered, is less about what I say and more about what I hear. Susan Cosio

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