By: Sharisse Scott Compassion is a Fashion! Do you wear yours well? Colossians 3:12 “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Keep this verse in your heart, and wear it on your sleeve! (pun intended😉) Try this: Communicate with compassion. Speak kindly to others.… Continue reading Work Those Skills Wednesday: Compassion
Saying no seems like it would be contradictory to improving communication. But often times we throw out our yeses and agree to things without fully thinking about what is being asked of us. This leads to either not fully committing or reluctantly following through. If we practice saying no more often, then we can reserve… Continue reading Work Those Skills Wednesday-Saying “No” More
Have you ever been in a heated argument with your husband and wondered, “How did we get to this point?” Chances are, he has too. It is likely that the two of you are using trigger words to set the other person off, turning a conversation or disagreement into a full-blown yelling match. Trigger words are… Continue reading Trigger Words- Shooting Down Communication in Your Marriage One Word at a Time.
As a health coach one of the first skills you learn is active listening. Active listening, in short, is the act of listening, confirming what has been communicated, and retaining that information. It takes intention. Listen without interrupting. Your focus should be on the speaker. You are not multitasking or thinking of a response and… Continue reading Work Those Skills Wednesday: Active Listening
If someone from the past visited us today, they would very quickly realize that we all have a lot of opinions and most of us express those opinions frequently. In the U.S, freedom of speech is a right to be thankful for, but I wonder if living in a society where every one express themselves… Continue reading Be Virtuous, Be Silent
I remember always being confused by the saying “don’t take it personal.” I would always think to myself (and sometimes express out loud in frustration), “how can I not take it personal when you are speaking to me, about me?!” That’s as personal as it gets, right? Recently, though, I’ve gained new perspective on what… Continue reading Minimizing Yourself
When I looked for a picture to go with this post I came across a lot of 1950’s images of women in aprons cooking or cleaning and modern women multitasking (usually looking overwhelmed). As a homemaker (especially full-time) a lot of effort and focus go into preparing food and cleaning, which is great. But being… Continue reading The Other Side of Homemaking