Never wait for another to “make you happy”

Noth­ing, includ­ing hap­pi­ness, comes from the out­side, so, nev­er wait for anoth­er to make you hap­py Get­ting Past the error of “make you hap­py” One of the things we real­ly need to rec­og­nize is the utter futil­i­ty of think­ing that any­thing, and espe­cial­ly hap­pi­ness, comes to us from the out­side. The rea­son this belief seems so real

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How to Communicate Better Using Dialogue

Com­mu­ni­cate Bet­ter: Dia­logue is a tool for self-explo­ra­tion. It’s not a way to get oth­ers to behave, but rather a way to learn about your­self. I’ve writ­ten a ton of arti­cles about com­mu­ni­ca­tion and dia­logue. I’ve focused on how to com­mu­ni­cate bet­ter in all of my books, and can state cat­e­gor­i­cal­ly that good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills

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Better relating  —  6 Ideas

Bet­ter relat­ing  —  Of all the ways to Deep­en Rela­tion­ships, here are 6 of my favourites I sus­pect that most folk do not exam­ine their rela­tion­ship — except when things are off the rails. There’s a ten­den­cy to think  Noth­ing could be fur­ther from the truth. To quote David Schnarch, in “Pas­sion­ate Mar­riage,” a pri­ma­ry rela­tion­ship is a cru­cible. In oth­er words, the heat of the relationship

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