Listen to Me

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"Just Listen To Me!"... Is This a Mistaken Request?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
When you're stressed and need to talk, what do you want from your best friend?

Justin Bieber—A Parent’s Helper. Really.

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
4 ways parents can use “bad actor” celebrities to their advantage.

Talk to the Hand: Why asking questions is essential

By Stanton Peele
Speaking isn't communicating.

Valentine's Day Blues

By Hank Davis and Yana Hoffman
He feels coerced and she feels neglected. Can they reach a resolution?

If You Want More Out of Life, Just Ask

By Thomas Hills Ph.D.
Asking for what you want is highly correlated with getting it.

Want to Be More Persuasive? Use The Right Body Part First!

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
6 reasons why starting with your ears makes your tongue more effective.

A Crash Course in Understanding Generation Y

By Tim Elmore
The world they live in has produced a generational mindset—a shared paradigm.

Questions/Comments/Concerns: Connecting with Your Partner

By Kate Thieda MS, LPCA, NCC
Sometimes the simplest solutions are also the most brilliant.

Empathy, understanding and mirror neurons

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Being empathic is not as easy as it looks

How to Ask for Help

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Learn to communicate skillfully with others so you can get the help you need.

Communication Breakdown: Say the Words, Ask the Question

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
When are you most misunderstood?

Are You a Poor Communicator? How to Improve

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

The Key to Effective Communication—Shut Up

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
The art of listening.

The Language of Respect

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.
Walking our talk with teenagers

The Quiet Power of Encouragement

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
A little boost of encouragement can lift our spirits and keep us moving forward.

When to Say “No” or “Not Now”

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Setting skillful boundaries is an act of self-protection and self-compassion.

A Clinic Invested In Your Identity

By Mark O'Connell L.C.S.W.- R.
IHI Therapy Center has been expanding concepts of identity for 40 years.

5 Ways to Change Someone's Mind

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
You can be as persuasive as a crook.

Power Posing: Using Nonverbal Cues to Gain Advantage

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
A simple "power pose" can make you more confident.

How to Influence Others

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Whether you intend to or not, you lead by example

Ask for What You Wish, Thoughtfully and Graciously

By Rita Watson MPH
Asking for what we want is difficult when it clashes with the wishes of others.