How to Listen Effectively

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People tend to respond to what others saywith their own thoughts. This is a natural part of the ebb and flow of conversation. However, it often means they aren’t listening. Even though we all “know” how to listen we often do a poor job of it. True listening takes effort and practice. How will you know youaren’tlistening? To be agood …

What Does Chemistry in a Relationship Mean

David Cantu Articles, Emotion, Love, Relationships Leave a Comment

Chemistry in a relationship is like a performance; one is electrifying and another is boring. But no matter what, for love’s sake, you have to keep working at it to make it better. Chances are you’re reading this because you’re in a relationship lacking in chemistry and wondering whether to stay or go. Maybe the chemistry was once there, but …

Emotional Intelligence – Learn to Monitor Your Emotions

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Emotion is thought materialized in our physical being.Emotion is both the joy and the bane of our humanity. Life without it would be bleak and colorless, yet it defies and distorts our comprehension. This reminds me of the old saying, “Can’t live with them, and can’t live without them.” Knowing emotion is a fact of life doesn’t solve, for most …

Transform Your Life – Create New Beliefs After Being Violated

David Cantu Personal Growth, Spirituality Leave a Comment

I know what it’s like to want to die. How it hurts to smile. How you try to fit in but you can’t. How you hurt yourself on the outside to try to kill the thing on the inside. ~ Susanna Kaysen, Girl Interrupted You were violated and then blamed yourself and others. You’ve lived with shame, confusion, fear and guilt. You …