You Are Entitled To Your Opinion

How do we feel about opinions? We all have them. Some of them are based on facts, some are fueled by emotion, some have elements of both. When is it okay to give your opinion? Should you wait until you are asked to give it? If so, are you conscious of the tone you are … Continue reading You Are Entitled To Your Opinion

The Value of Listening

Often when a friend or loved one has a problem about something or has an issue to talk about, we feel as though we need to fix it and find a solution. It is a natural reaction I suppose – we are usually inclined to want to help make things better for those we care … Continue reading The Value of Listening

Accepting an apology you never got

"Say you're sorry!"  I hear myself telling a student in the school yard at recess after they have been mean to a peer. "Sorry." he utters with a voice emitting remorse. "It's ok." the other boy says with a smile that screams my feelings have been validated! Just like that, the two children scamper off and … Continue reading Accepting an apology you never got

Words To L.I.V By

After many years of people'ing', relationship analytics and personal experience, it is my opinion that our most significant relationships require the following 3 criteria to thrive, survive and run smoothly.  Your partner should make you: Feel Loved Feel Important Feel Validated Let me explain... LOVED We need love.  We all need to feel loved.  There is no rule … Continue reading Words To L.I.V By