Are You Listening . . .

Awareness and listening are both very important components of communication. There may be a variety of things outside our conscious awareness trying to get our attention for a chance to interact with us. The subtle and varied ways they use to get our attention can sometimes be tough to interpret and may slip under ourContinue reading “Are You Listening . . .”

Are We Really In Touch? How to Enhance Communications

Listening is a skill most people believe they have – but in all probability – they don’t.  I would even go so far as to say the “art of listening” is rare.  Look back for a minute – how many times have you felt genuinely heard?  Most likely it’s a very low number – unlessContinue reading “Are We Really In Touch? How to Enhance Communications”

FIFA Teams Employ the “Dark Arts” to Bully and Intimidate During the 2018 World Cup

Atrocious behavior from players participating in the FIFA World Cup has made watching the games both unpleasant and frustrating.  I’m shocked at the blatant, aggressive tactics used by some of the teams. It’s like watching “big time wrestling” on a football (soccer) field. Many behaviors I’ve witnessed would be considered assault on the streets andContinue reading “FIFA Teams Employ the “Dark Arts” to Bully and Intimidate During the 2018 World Cup”

Plagiarism in Blogging

I’m fairly new to blogging, under a year, and have been spending time reading lots of great posts in WordPress . Under the advisement of a seasoned blogger, I started following the people who follow me, figuring we’d have similar interests. For the most part that has proven true. Then, from those blogs, I readContinue reading “Plagiarism in Blogging”

Speaking up for Yourself – Easier Said Than Done!

This can be a very stressful decision – Do I speak up or say nothing? I have struggled with finding my voice for many years. I have also been healing that which stops me from speaking up for myself. My tendency would be to “stuff it” down and say nothing out of fear of reprisal.Continue reading “Speaking up for Yourself – Easier Said Than Done!”