Reclaim Your Power and Happiness with Radical Boundaries & Radical Resilience!

An important tool to reclaim personal happiness, confidence, and well-being is boundary setting. When healthy boundaries are clearly defined through deep introspection and intuitive feeling-thinking, you can communicate them effectively with others… as they are essential to all relationships. Perhaps they haven’t been set yet due to fear, insecurities and low confidence. This can all … More Reclaim Your Power and Happiness with Radical Boundaries & Radical Resilience!

Communication is Key to Great Relationships at Home & Work

Balance & Power, Inc. NewsletterCommunicating effectively can be practiced most easily when one is grounded and centered which may be accomplished by daily exercising, eating well, getting enough sleep. Also recommended is daily meditation (short is fine:), EFTtapping, positive visualizations, smiling, laughing and being grateful – it’s impossible to feel sad in the same moment as grateful. … More Communication is Key to Great Relationships at Home & Work

Communicating Effectively at Home & Work = Great Relationships!

How do you feel when an understanding friend quietly listens to you with love and sincere interest? This may be the polarity of how it felt when you were really upset about something, began to share, and the “listener” shut you off or interrupted to give you suggestions.  A person who listens with loving interest … More Communicating Effectively at Home & Work = Great Relationships!

Learn to Listen and Don’t Take anything Personally

Be an active listener – while being patient (waiting with a positive attitude) and when what is said by the other has offended you, if you feel is an untruth and/or feel bullied, do not react. If possible, respond calmly without blaming, or walk away.  Easier said than done; especially for highly sensitive people (often an extremely positive quality). … More Learn to Listen and Don’t Take anything Personally

Silent Treatment or?

“The silent treatment” is the most common form of withholding and encompasses any unwillingness to express your true feelings, including an unwillingness to give support, praise, or positive attention to the people you love. We have all known someone who is impossible to please, and many of us have suddenly found ourselves at the other end … More Silent Treatment or?

The Most Important Element of a Successful Marriage

John Gottman at the University of Washington has gathered a persuasive body of evidence that meta-emotions are the most important variable in terms of predicting whether or not a marriage will last. Do you believe you should express anger? Or do you believe in holding it in and waiting for it to fizzle out? Do you think … More The Most Important Element of a Successful Marriage

What? or How?

People love to be asked open-ended questions that start with “what” or “how”  because it let’s them feel like they’re educating you and it gives them a feeling of being in control. It works on two levels. One, it tends to create a more collaborative environment, which means you’re going to make a better deal. … More What? or How?