Would you be cool if you weren’t family? Would you even associate yourself with those people? Recently I watched an episode of Girlfriends that made me ponder this question; long story short, Toni didn’t want one of her sisters in her wedding and only invited her to oblige their mother. I thought, I don’t care […]Read more "week thirty-seven"
How to Apologize Truly Recognize and Acknowledge what you did from the perspective of the offended. Take Responsibility for what you did to the offended with no BUTS and let go of your need to be right or any kind of hostile or defensive attitude. Find and connect with your inner kindness and compassion and […]Read more "week thirty-six"
The real, whole question: when do you give up on someone who hasn’t done you wrong? It’s easy to walk away from people you are not attached to, who aren’t your friends or mean you no good. But when, if ever, do you give up on those who have been good to you? By give […]Read more "week thirty-five: When do you give up on people?"
You Are Not Helping People by Doing This: Making excuses for them Doing things for them Speaking to them negatively and calling it “tough love” Not holding people accountable Creating an environment where they have to keep coming to you for help Giving them the answers and not showing them how to find solutions on […]Read more "week thirty-two: You Are Not Helping People by Doing This"
If friends disappoint you over and over, that’s in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered, you need to recognize that and take care of yourself; people aren’t going to change because you want them to. -OprahRead more "week thirty-one"