Seeing Through the Eyes of Source

December 15, 2008 at 9:14 am | Posted in communication, inspiration/humour | Leave a comment
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Esther and Jerry Hicks’ teaching from Abraham truly inspired Sydney yesterday at the convention and exhibition center in Darling Harbour. If you didn’t get a chance to see him have a look at their website: http://www.abraham-hicks.com which contains lots of amazing free downloads and worthwhile material.

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Are You Communicating Effectively in Your Relationship? Part 2

December 13, 2008 at 7:36 pm | Posted in communication, health, love/relationship/marriage | Leave a comment
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Good communication is the cornerstone of happy relationships. Learn how to talk and listen successfully. We all know good communication is at the heart of every good relationship. Whether it has been a wonderful or a rotten day, whether there has been a crisis or a triumph, sharing it in words makes you and your partner feel more understood, more appreciated, more loved. The ability to communicate well is the most important relationship skill of all.

Here are the rest of the foolproof lessons to help you both talk and listen effectively and conquer bad communication habits for good.

Lesson Three: train him to communicate

It is not your imagination. Men do find it harder to communicate than women do. Little girls literally have more of their brain devoted to using words. Men are not taught basic communication skills in the same way as women are. And they are more likely to feel uncomfortable with any communication that involves strong emotion.

  • Show him how to listen. Show him just how loved you feel when he keeps eye contact as you talk; when he responds to what you say; when he asks you questions. Tell him particularly when his good listening gets a result, when it helps you make the right decision or feel more positive about a situation.
  • Show him how to talk, particularly about sensitive issues. Look out for his signals of wanting to confide – a broody silence, more hugs than usual, seeming irritable. When you spot these signs, give him space to express himself and he will slowly learn that opening up is a positive thing to do. Continue Reading Are You Communicating Effectively in Your Relationship? Part 2…

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