Blog by Jean M. Schmith What on earth do floral arrangements have to do with communication? You might say NOTHING and you would be right. Or you might say PLENTY and you would be right. How can both be right?
Mindful Communication Do you know who you are? Do you know why you respond to people as you do? Are you characterized by mindful communication? Do you ever wonder why some people weather adversity without complaint, and grow from the
Your True Power is the Power to Love, and It will Conquer Your Fear–if You CHOOSE LOVE True power as the power to love–I’ll put this under the category of “I wish I had written this.” But I didn’t. Following
Mindful Listening May Save Your Weekend–and Maybe Even Your Relationship Blog by Jean Schmith MEN! (especially) please listen up In the United States, Labor Day Weekend is here. It’s a time for relaxation and enjoyment of friends and family. In
Blog by Jean M. Schmith Table-pounding, yelling, and name-calling are how toddlers express anger and frustration. Why do kids engage in table-pounding? They need ATTENTION. They are saying “Hey, I have a need and you’re ignoring it.” So parents turn
Do you break out in a cold sweat when asked to speak in public? Does the very thought of “public speaking” strike terror into your heart? Do you wonder what it is that makes you so afraid of speaking before
Today’s political tough guy: Who he is and what that means and “see ya’ see ya’ wouldn’t wanna be ya'” If I’ve heard “he’s a tough guy” once this week–on cable and network political news–I’ve heard it a hundred times,
Understanding leads to love. Really? It has been said (I think by Wayne Dyer–but don’t quote me–) that if you really truly understood a person–where that person comes from, what makes that person who he/she is–you would love that person.
Is confronting and fighting the same as “brave”? In American culture, people who confront and fight are frequently seen as heroic. Take the iconic Dirty Harry–the cop who always confronts and beats up the bad guys. We clap and cheer
Difficult people are everywhere–at work and at home We cannot rid the world of difficult people, so to handle difficult people, we have to concentrate on ourselves. What does this mean? We have to develop a personal compass that defines