Relationship Traps – Getting Out of Denial

Hi, it’s Clifford Edwards and welcome back to this series on creating more connected relationships. Recently, I talked about avoiding the two-fold trap of non-acceptance.  The first part was releasing resistance; today I’ll deal briefly with the second – getting out of denial. Denial is a hugely complex topic, so I’ll address…

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The Seven Habits of Highly Pernicious People

  Happy April to you! At the start of a new month, surrounded by the brightness and freshness of Spring, it’s time to take a fresh approach to personal development too. The thought occurred to me the other day that perhaps I’ve been focusing on coaching the wrong kind of people. …

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Taking Things Personally – Peace of Mind Tips!

Decline to Take the Things that Others Do or Say Personally. The life skill of not taking things personally (or not making it personal to you) ties into both responsibility and choosing not to take offense.   Whatever someone else does – whether it involves you or not – it’s about them. …

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Be Offended, Or Not – Peace of Mind Tips

  Suspend Your Own Right to Be Offended! This one ties in with another tip, “Decline to take things personally.”  They often go hand in hand and they both have to do with the interpretations you make about the words or actions of others. When you feel offended, it’s because you’ve…

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Peace of Mind Tips – Take Full Responsibility

  “Take full responsibility for yourself, your own needs and desires.  Let others take responsibility for theirs.” A frequent issue I encounter in with clients and others, is the mismanagement and misplacement of responsibility.  Too many people have developed the habit of taking too much responsibility for the wants and needs of others, and…

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