Archive for May, 2011

How to Effectively Communicate

Tweet Communication is probably one of the most important aspects of being human. Communication is more than just speaking or writing.  Communication is for the purpose of engaging our senses in a manner that communicates information.  Communication exists in many forms.  Writing, speaking, teaching, artistic expressions such as: crafting, painting, dancing, playing a musical instrument, and even playing sports require multi-sensory communications.  We communicate approval and more-so disapproval.  Often we communicate things we’ve heard or read.  We communicate through expressions, body language, and by tone of our voice.  All of these types of communication and yet most of us are …

What is the cure to relieving stress?

Tweet Perhaps you’ll agree that absolutely nothing about stress feels good.  Stress is basically feelings based on insecurities of not knowing what to do about any particular situation.  Stress feels angry, confusing, and sad.  Stress also feels anxious, irritating, depressed, and fearful.  Sometimes these feelings are felt at the same time making it difficult to concentrate.  The amount of stress that we create for ourselves is at times overwhelming.  Although it is easy to take a walk and immediately begin to feel better; out of habit, we find it easier to pout, mope, and complain.  In reality, we really don’t …

Enjoying Enjoyment!

Tweet Wow! Just thinking about “enjoying enjoyment” sounds delightful. The definition of enjoyment includes these proposed meanings: freedom from want and distress; consciousness of the good order of things; assurance of one’s place in the universe or society; and so forth. Associated emotions include: joy, exultation, delight, bliss, and love. Happiness, pleasure, or joy is the emotional state of being happy. With that being said, some of us aren’t sure how to be in the energy of enjoyment. Well like anything else, enjoyment is a decision and a skill. A great way to get into the habit of being in …

Hold On… Or let go…

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person.