One of the most important things you can do for your relationships is to override your brain’s negativity bias. Here’s a story about why this is so important for all your relationships, especially those with the teenagers in your life.
We all want to protect ourselves from getting hurt or disappointed, but our brain’s natural desire for survival can be the greatest detriment to interpersonal connection. Here’s how you can overcome it.
Cognitive empathy sounds easy enough, but it’s surprisingly challenging in the moment. Here’s a template for how I practice cognitive empathy with my daughter, especially when she’s in sticky situations with her friends.
We all want to connect better with others, but we ignore our innate superpower to do so. Here’s how you can use cognitive empathy as your greatest tool for human connection.
Do you feel like you’re neglecting your loved ones, but are too strapped for time to do anything about it? This is a story of how I find time in even the most fleeting of moments to renew connections with the most important people in my life.
Want to strengthen your connections with the most important people in your life? Here’s the key to making it happen.
Do you find that you’re looking for different ways to connect better with your loved ones than with your coworkers? Here’s why it’s important to stop categorizing communication – and to realize that these strategies are all interconnected.
Communication goes far beyond parenting (and relationships and coworking and so on). Here’s how you can apply communication skills in one area to them all.
No matter who you’re dealing with, it’s imperative to remember that we’re all just people. Here’s a story of how I helped a friend apply this crucial information ahead of her job search.
Sometimes communication feels like the hardest thing in the world. Remembering this one simple rule will help you work through communication challenges and strengthen your connections with the people who matter most.