Posts tagged self improvement
5 Ways To Kick Start Your Path to Self Improvement: Relationships

1.     Listen to understand, not to rebut- When we participate in conversations with other people, it can be enjoyable.  But sometimes, we don't truly understand what they are saying to us.  We listen to parts and pieces but because we are ready to hurry up and be heard, we miss a lot of what they are saying.  You may even try to cut them off with your response, but because you are so focused on what you want to say next or trying to craft an “amazing” comeback, you may miss key points of the issue.  I know it might be a challenge, but sit still, clear your mind, and wait until they finish their whole thought.  It may explain what you were going to say or even answer your question entirely. Not to mention people will be happy that you sat and listened to their point of view.

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What to do when obstacles get in your way

When we have done things in life and it has failed we often take that action of what we did as something we should not have done. What if the complete action wasn't a no, but how we approached it? For example, a friend of mine relied on a lump sum of money coming her way in order to make a down payment on a large purchase. She knew this money would be in her account on X day and planned the whole purchase based on that "confirmed" money.

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