Have you ever tried to tell someone they were doing something you don’t like, or that they were just outright wrong, but they turned it around on you and put you on the defense? [Read more…]
Do you make small compromises with the people you love so that they will like or love you more?
There are two ways to compromise:
One has attached resentments, the other doesn’t.
I’ll give you one guess which method of compromise works better for the relationships in your life.
I received an email from someone who was very angry with me. She said “You should be ashamed of yourself for teaching that it is okay to break ties with family!“
She was referencing an episode I did on toxic family members and how I said if they are too toxic to be around that it’s okay to part ways with them. [Read more…]
What can you do when you are getting humiliated or criticized? Are there practical methods of dealing with embarrassing situations?
How about hurtful criticism?
This episode gets into the challenge of dealing with humiliation and criticism.
Have you ever wondered why some people get away with things and others don’t?
In my experience, the more dishonest someone is, the more they seem to get away with bad behavior of some sort.
When an honest person tries to get away with immoral or unethical behavior, they are often caught in the act and have to pay the price.
Of course you might say, “If they’re trying to get away with something, that doesn’t make them very honest then, does it?”
You may be right! [Read more…]