HOW TO THINK ABOUT COMMUNICATION

“What we have here, Scotty, is a failure to communicate.” or so I think Captain Kirk of the US Enterprise once remarked. Emotional fitness Training thought Not getting the response you want? Revise, recycle, try harder. Speak softly; speak loudly. Use more words;  use fewer  words. Calm down, heat up. Speak from your heart; speak …

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“Flattery will get you everywhere.”

Or so my father said. This #Emotional_Fitness Training blog post examines why so many of us reject sincere praise as unacceptable flattery.  I hate it worse when my doctor says “My brain is fine.”  She doesn’t add “For your age” but the thought is there. And yes, I do look pretty good for my age …

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Where live the giants?

  This Emotional Fitness Training blog post explores the gifts of my parents’ generation, called critics of the Greatest or the GI generation. What went wrong?  Emotional fitness thoughts and tip My mother and father lived through the Great Depression and the horrors of World War II, the Cold War, Viet Nam and all the …

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