By reevaluating our idea of culture, nothing about the person sitting next to you can be assumed. It forces us to ask questions and see the individual nuances about him or her that compose their individuality.
Mr. Fred Rogers share his ritual of putting on slippers and changing into a cardigan as a way of getting comfortable each day; allowing us to feel as though we were at home with him.
I’m not sure we can have too much empathy as long as we are establishing healthy boundaries along the way.
Defining dedicated time together is perhaps, the most common mistake that couples make and it’s apparent when the show up for relationship counseling.
You may want to argue the point, but what do you get from a useless debate? The more important question is what do you lose?
We are more apt to listen to people who are looking directly at us and we will feel more intimately connected when making eye contact with other people.
The same courtesy remains even though the phones are no longer attached to the wall. If you are engaged with someone, turning your attention to a cell phone is simply rude.
Getting in the habit of changing the way you ask questions will most likely dramatically change the answers - and therefore, the information - you receive
Obviously, good communication requires that we develop awareness of and take responsibility for the message we intend to send when we speak. Part of that message is delivered with our bodies.