Dealing with Difficult People

Conflict with others happens, even when we try our best to get along with everyone. Hopefully, you’ve learned how to bring most of your differences to a peaceful end. Even so, there will always be individuals who seem more challenging to get along with. So, how should we approach these people and situations?   ThreeContinue reading “Dealing with Difficult People”

The Ideal Friend

What makes a valued friend? I looked to see what other bloggers had to say on the subject. Here are some of the most popular answers. Honest Trustworthy Willing to forgive and not hold grudges Non-judgmental Generous Will listen and tries to understand you There when you need them Respects you and others Accepts youContinue reading “The Ideal Friend”

Two-By-Two

Some years ago, my wife and I were having trouble communicating with one of our high-school-age daughters. To help resolve the situation, we came up with an approach that worked well for us. I call it Two-by-Two, and in today’s blog, I’ll explain the method and when and how you might use it.   WhatContinue reading “Two-By-Two”

Jedi’s and Cookie-Cutters

The year 1977 saw the release of a fantastic movie: Star Wars: A New Hope Awakens. The first Star Wars movie introduced Luke Skywalker and began the story of his journey to become a Jedi knight and how he and his companions saved the galaxy from the evil Empire. Their success depended, in part, onContinue reading “Jedi’s and Cookie-Cutters”