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Respectful Communication

A few weeks ago, I took the opportunity to talk about how our language does a huge disservice to the way that we talk about violence in our culture. Truly, our focus on the victims of violence and not on the perpetrators is a problem. However, after publishing a few pieces – and sharing some… Continue reading Respectful Communication

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Can We Be (professional) Friends?

According to Business Insider, the average American worker will spend 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime. I don’t know about you, but if you’re spending that much time with an employer – any employer – I think having solid relationships in the workplace means that time is going to be way better for you… Continue reading Can We Be (professional) Friends?

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Finding Common Ground

I really debating talking about this topic, what with the state of things. But given the state of things, maybe my ideas about finding common ground are exactly what is needed. Maybe we need to talk more about what finding common grounds means to us to come back to a more civilized society. So, here… Continue reading Finding Common Ground

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Maximizing Romantic Relationships

We really struggle to talk about relationships, don’t we? I’ll be talking more about building strong relationships next month (it made sense to me, what with Valentine’s Day and all), but since you can (and should!) set goals for your relationship we get to talk about it today as well. We struggle because relationships are… Continue reading Maximizing Romantic Relationships