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Embrace Possbility Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg
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Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

(click on book cover for more details) Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life - Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall Rosenberg Published: September 1, 2015 (3rd Edition) ISBN-10: 189200528X EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (highly recommended) EP Main Takeaway: Express your needs honestly and receive your requests [...]

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When the world is unfair to you …

... remember that the world has also been generous to you. If you can read and understand these words, that means you: have access to electricity, a computer or phone, and the internet have free time to peruse articles can read and speak one of the most useful languages in the world Take time to [...]

  • Lessons Learned from my 2-year Old

What my two-year old taught me about managing setbacks

My two-year old son, Jake, fractured his shin a few weeks ago and had to wear a full leg cast. As a parent, I imagined endless whining and moping and an annoying summer all around. Surprisingly, that didn't happen. He didn't even cry at the doctor's office. I've never been in a cast before but I would  imagine [...]

Outgrowing Things (or The Real Reason Your Relationship is Falling Apart)

When you reflect on the year past, it's easy to focus on your accomplishments and what happened. What might be interesting to think about are the activities you stopped doing and what didn't happen. This past year, I no longer: Watch the Oscars, the NBA or go to movies Play basketball Spend time with certain friends [...]

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How to Jumpstart Your Life by Reinventing Yourself

You probably think your life could be better. It's not that it's bad. It's just not what you'll call "awesome". If you want to confirm this, answer this question: What have you been up to? If your answer is: Not much Same old Eh... or any other variation, then you may want to jumpstart your [...]

Why Good People Do Bad Things

Generally, people are good. At least that’s what I believe and it has served me well. So why is it that some of them do bad things? Unthinkable things? From genocides to bullying From terrorism to financial fraud From smoking to working way too much People, who are generally good, end up doing a spectrum [...]

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6 Tips to Get Along With Your Spouse that Work

(Love and Marriage theme song plays) ...goes together like a horse and carriage... ...and you can't have one without the other... (music slowly fades) This song came to my head as I was writing this post and I thought it would make for some nice intro music. I'm happy to see Al Bundy (Ed O'Neill) making [...]

  • Fixing Low Self Esteem

The 7 Warning Signs of Low Self Esteem

Self esteem: it's something you need to have a lot of before you succeed and it's something that no one can give you. The first step towards high self-esteem is knowing where your current level of self esteem is. Most people don't know and it can't be measured just by looking at a person. So [...]