I had arrived a day early in Puerto Rico for a trip with a friend. I had spent a full day out of the New York cold and in the sun and warmth of the Caribbean, and would leave in a few hours to pick […]
How many times have you had a problem and when you finally address it in conversation you start explaining your concerns with phrases like “I can’t”, “I don’t like”, “It bothers me”, “Why haven’t you”, or even “I quit”? Here are some thoughts on how to start a conversation that makes sure you are heard and understood.
Yesterday, after school and work were done, I gathered my kids and headed to the beach. I felt determined the three of us would have a late afternoon spent at the beach before school lets out this Friday. I wanted us to do something fun […]