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Reduce Stress by Being Assertive

While teaching thousands of women around the country, I have found most have this in common: We don’t go after what we want. We have a lot of reasons for this but the results are the same—frustration, dissatisfaction, and stress! Let’s talk about little things first....

Conflict Management: Bring Down Defenses

Ideally, we want to put the other person at ease so he or she becomes less defensive. The more defensive she is, the more difficult the conversation will be. Your body language can help you to come across as less of a threat. You need to show that you are open to what...

Get Your Stress Relief ON!

You have a lot of stress coming at you from all angles. Do you find yourself yelling at the other drivers, even if it is just inside your car? Do you get angry when you are in a long line? Do you get upset when a stranger says something rude to you? In other words, do...

Schedule Your Worry

What are you worried about now? Are there particular thoughts that tend to creep into your mind that cause you stress? I've spoken to both men and women in all kinds of occupations and at all income levels who have excessive worry in common. In fact, if you are...

Communicating Through Conflict in the Church

We’re starting today with an object lesson adjusted from the self-worth cowboy on YouTube. Take out the nearest piece of currency you have—maybe it’s a dollar or maybe a nice Benjamin Franklin. Either way, I want you to wad it up. Now, how much is this bill worth? Is...

Are You a False Positive?

If someone walks up and hits you, whose fault is it that you are in pain? It is the other person’s fault, obviously. But I hear so often that no one else has control of your feelings and that it is your choice to let someone else bother you. That’s only true to a...

How to Get What You Want

We’ve all been there. You’re dashing into the store to get a quick hostess gift for a party. Of course you are running late. And of course when you get to the checkout counter there is someone with a heaping cart in front of you in line. What do you want at that...