Your survival guide to mortifying moments.
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Better communication through a better understanding of behavior
Beverly D. Flaxington
Stillness isn’t an end destination; it merely enhances the journey to wherever you are going. Here are some ways to find stillness every day.
Listening to your child with empathy and understanding helps them develop trust in you and seek you to ask questions and learn.
If you recognize resistance in yourself, choose to deliberately let it go. Here's how.
Celebrate your group, but remain open to what you are being told to think, do, and feel.
While it is important and respectful to honor and remember those who have passed, bringing enjoyment and giving thanks to those who are living is paramount.
Most people seek connection but don’t have time to find it, so be the one to extend the branch.
Don't waste your energy on people you don’t like or agree with. Instead, spend some of that energy trying to find a mutual understanding.
Loving yourself isn’t easy. It’s a fits-and-starts process throughout your life.
Celebrate the most natural, ordinary, common thing you do every second of every day.
Commit to taking the essential steps for yourself and put one foot in front of the other as you travel toward a healthier you.
There are often no advertisements or marketing for the best gifts anyone can give, or receive.
There is no greater gift than that of time.
Whether you're joyful about reuniting with family and friends or mourning the loss of a loved one, bring more happiness and peace to the holidays.
To change your self-talk and take back your life over the next few days, try these tips.
You cannot control another person's actions, but you can control your response.
Shifting behavior takes dedication and commitment.
Professional caregivers or those who are givers must remember to practice self-care too.
Learning to step back from yourself and see your interactions gives you more choices and a certain sense of power.
Figuring out what really triggers you about other people's behavior.
If you have a co-worker who pushes your buttons and you just can’t bring yourself to embrace them, consider the following tips.
Learning to be content in the present moment is the key to a happy life.
Struggling with Empty Nest Syndrome? Keeping busy may help you cope.
Pick someone in your life who is difficult and try these four steps.
A reflection on the incredible journey of motherhood on my eldest's 25th birthday.
Stillness isn’t an end destination. It enhances the journey to wherever you are going.
Consider the following tips to hone your skills in the important area of emotional intelligence.
Each minute, each hour, and each day is a valuable commodity. It might be time for you to consider how you are using what you are given.
It's easy to see what needs to be fixed in other people; however it is important to do some self-reflecting as well.
Have you ever thought about how much time and energy is devoted to worrying about things that never happen? Tackle those thoughts head-on using these tips.
Take time to ground yourself in the present moment today.
Beverly D. Flaxington teaches at Suffolk University.