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Would You Rather Be Right or Happy?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 18, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, forgiveness, happiness, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, success

If you want to insist you're right you may win an argument but you will likely lose the relationship. Better to let most things slide, not insist that others capitulate to your will or your viewpoint, let it be, and......

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Denial Can Be Hazardous To Your Happiness, Health, Relationships & Success

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | February 15, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, happiness, health, law of attraction, personal development, relationships, self help, success

Denial is a unconscious psychological device that people use to avoid dealing with reality, to avoid dealing with facts about themselves that they prefer not to look at or acknowledge. The problem is that when the things we are denying......

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Horses Healing People - A Lesson In Maintaining Boundaries

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 15, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: dysfunctional family systems, effective communication, equine assisted psychotherapy, healing relationships, identified patient, maintaining boundaries, self help, self improvement

Equine assisted psychotherapy utilizes horses to generate metaphors that relate to people's lives and emotional issues, and to provide insights and solutions. In a recent personal experience with my horses the message of maintaining boundaries was clearly emphasized and an......

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Dealing With Denial In Yourself And Others

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 11, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: contempt prior to investigation, denial, effective communication, improving relationships, inner critic, self empowerment, self help, shooting the messenger

On one level, denial is an unconscious defense mechanism to discharge anxiety. On another level, however, it’s a choice. A mind game we’re playing with ourselves.SCROLL TO WATCH VIDEO ......

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Setting, Maintaining and Respecting Boundaries

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 4, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: bullies, effective communication, personal power, repairing relationships, self help, setting boundaries, victimhood

When we fail to set boundaries or set them and fail to maintain them, we make ourselves victims of those who need boundary setting. When we don't set and maintain boundaries, and then complain about the subsequent abuse, we are......

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How To Heal Relationships - What's Love & Communication Got To Do With It? - Part Two

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 14, 2013 | Lifestyle

Read More: effective communication, esselstyn, how to repair relationships, self help

When our relationships fail it is because we have made choices which are destructive and self-defeating. So caught up in our ego and our need to be right, we are blinded to the truth that love flourishes when we are......

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How To Repair Relationships - What's Love & Communication Got To Do With It? - Part One

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 7, 2013 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, effective communication, happiness, how to repair relationships, self-improvement

Truly loving, nurturing and sustainable relationships are not happening for a great many of us. The reasons for this have to do with our ego getting in the way, with our unwillingness to be more thoughtful, tolerant and considerate, with......

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How To Heal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 2, 2013 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: effective communication, forgiveness, how to repair relationships, letting go of anger, loving relationships

Truly loving, nurturing and sustainable relationships are not happening for a great many of us. The reasons for this have to do with our ego getting in the way, with our unwillingness to be more thoughtful, tolerant and considerate, with......

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Love Never Fails

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 5, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: effective communication, emotional baggage, forgiveness, happiness, love, relationships

A former patient of mine thanked me recently for helping her develop tools to communicate more effectively with her husband and resolve the difficulties in their relationship. She mentioned that they still have their ups and downs, but she is......

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Anger Management: Channeling Anger Into Effective Communication

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 25, 2012 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: anger management, effective communication, repairing relationships

Anger is a signal device to inform that there is a perceived threat. In relationships, anger is used to emotionally beat up the other person. Best that anger be channeled into calm, effective communication of one's concerns so that problems......

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Stop Interrupting. Start Listening. Make Your Relationships Thrive!

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 18, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: compromise, effective communication, interrupting, not listening, respect, successful relationships, validation

Partners, when arguing, oftentimes interrupt each other and don't listen to what the other person has to say. Less concerned about finding common ground, the argument becomes an opportunity to make oneself right and the other person wrong. Let's say......