You Don’t Need To Say Much – Communication Rules

Relationship Communication by Nathalie HImmelrich www.nathaliehimmelrich.com

Recently when coaching a couple regarding their communication I heard myself comment on their way of engaging with each other when listening and heard myself say: “You don’t need to say much in order for someone to feel really listened to.” Having said that, there are some things you need […] Read more »

Why Your Are Not Successful in Communicating With Your Partner – Issues of Content

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The real reason for communication failures are often the lack of awareness of what is really happening. If you understand what level your challenges truly are and what you are communicating about, whether it is content or structure, you are then able to deal with the real issues. This article […] Read more »

Why Your Are Not Successful in Communicating With Your Partner – Issue of Structure

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The real reason for communication failures is often the lack of awareness of what is really happening. If you understand what level your challenges truly are and what you are communicating about, whether it is content or structure, you are then able to deal with the real issues. This article […] Read more »

Why You Are Not Successful in Communicating With Your Partner

Relationship support www.reachforthesky.com.au

The real reason for communication failures is often the lack of awareness of what is really happening. If you understand what level your challenges truly are and what you are communicating about, whether it is content or structure, you are then able to deal with the real issues. A lot […] Read more »

Drama Triangle And How To Avoid It

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  Getting hooked into a drama happens quickly, especially in close relationships. The following article will help you understand the different roles played and how to step out of the cycle altogether. What Drama? Stephen Karpman has first described the drama triangle in an article in 1968.  The model shows […] Read more »

Why Taking Measures Against Phone and Email Overwhelm Is Vital

Paralysis by overwhelm

In today’s world there is more and more that leads to overwhelm: we are accessible 24/7 through our mobile phones and email. Not only that, we have come to treat most (or all) of our emails and phone calls as ‘must respond’ items.  Because we can access them on all […] Read more »

Meta Programs – All-Or-Nothing Thinking

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Do you start sentences with “always” or “never” as the second word? That is what is called ‘all-or-nothing’ thinking or generalising. If you happen to think like that you are most likely rarely (or never?) happy with what you have achieved and are highly critical of yourself and others. Is […] Read more »

Relationship Wisdom – 10 Communication Keys

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In relationship communication we fall into the traps of ‘heard that before’ and ‘I know what he or she is going to say’. We often listen more to our own mind chatter than to the conversation that is going on in real life. We have failed to attend to our […] Read more »

Relationship Wisdom – Think Before You Speak

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When you have been in relationship for a while, you might have noticed that the way you say things to your partner have changed from the beginning. What happened to the adoring conversations with this wonderful man who did everything for you? What about the sexy chats with the super […] Read more »

Relationship Wisdom – Old Family Patterns

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My husband, my daughter and I are currently sharing living space with my father and sometimes his new partner. Today after breakfast my father said to his partner: ‘I will do it!’, pointing at the dishes on the table, as she was rushing to get ready. As he carried out […] Read more »