How Not To Convey Empathy

In today’s video post, I share a quick interaction with my mother when she reminded me of the danger of this simple phrase that we all too commonly say when trying to convey empathy.

The Role Of Enabler

In today’s video blog, I share an insight I discovered while watching a Postive Parenting webinar. The webinar itself is great and you can sign up for the webinar at this link. But this insight reminded me how easy it is to complain about the behavior of other people when they don’t live up to…
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4 Easy Ways To Support Local Business (And Why It Matters)

Earlier this week, I visited our local hardware store to pick up some paint. This wasn’t just a simple “pick out a color from the giant color wall” kind of project. I asked the poor soul helping me to color match our exterior house paint that wasn’t originally purchased through their store and had been…
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When Being “Right” Is Wrong…

Today’s video blog is all about relationships. Particularly, when we’ve hurt someone and we somehow feel justified in thinking they’re just “overreacting” or being sensitive. I’ll also say, if you’re on the receiving end of a situation like this, it never hurts to tell the other person you’re hurt. It’s just as important to recognize…
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3 Quick Ways To Get Perspective On A Problem

If you’re struggling with a problem today that you can’t seem to make any headway with, watch today’s video blog. Sometimes, all you need is a little perspective. Here are a few quick ways to get it.