November 2016 Blog Posts (5)

STICKS AND STONES: DISARMING HURTFUL WORDS

I used to pride myself on being sensitive. The problem was I was easily hurt by the things other people said to me. I lived in a chronic state of pain which lead to a lifetime of unhappiness and low self-esteem. But the alternative (being cold and aloof) was less appealing so I resigned myself to a life of sorrow. But as I got older and more comfortable with myself, the criticisms and negative comments…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on November 30, 2016 at 8:50am — No Comments

Ten Tips For Arguing With an Idiot

"Idiots" are simply people like you and I who are struggling with unresolved personal issues ranging from low self-esteem to ego, insecurity to poor impulse control and more. While it is acceptable to regard the behavior as idiotic, it is never permissible to label the individual as such. People are inherently good but each of us at times acts out in an obnoxious or difficult manner. As you know, I do…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on November 23, 2016 at 8:19am — No Comments

The BLAME Game

When something goes wrong in your life, who do you blame?



“I’m in so much debt because the economy is bad and everything is so expensive. It’s not my fault”



“My mother always criticized…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on November 16, 2016 at 9:23am — No Comments

A NIGHT AT THE RACES

When I was younger I must have fallen asleep for twenty years like Rip Van Winkle. Then when I awoke, somewhere in adulthood, I noticed a most unusual evolving phenomenon: in a world where only two distinct races existed (black and white) there were now Hispanics, Asians, Latinos, and others.  Over the next several decades, more and more groups of people were being classified as such. A recent internet…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on November 9, 2016 at 7:44am — No Comments

L~A~V~S~S METHOD: 5 KEYS TO RESOVLE CONFLICT

Keeping our disagreements from becoming full-blown fights can be challenging. Many times, we're so passionate about our beliefs or what we want to do that any form of opposition causes us to become frustrated and angry. We may prefer that others simply agree with our position or if they don't to remain silent. We may be willing to hear their point of view at times but are not necessarily anxious to…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on November 2, 2016 at 7:40am — No Comments

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