Building Solid Relationships Using the Power of Words

Written by Reed Floren

Building Solid Relationships Usingrepparttar Power of Words

We may not be aware of it; butrepparttar 150584 words we utter daily may have different interpretations, even if you think that they meanrepparttar 150585 same thing.

Here's an example.

Would you rather have someone tell you that you are "slim," or would you like to hear that you are "thin?" Being slim has a slightly positive effect because it is attributed to health and fitness.

Rather than saying you have failed, just mention that you have not yet achieved success. Getrepparttar 150586 picture? Always try to speak words inrepparttar 150587 most positive manner you can think of.

Here's another important advice.

Never comparerepparttar 150588 negative qualities of one person with another.

A former boss of mine has this to say to me when I made an error in my previous day job, "James (not real name) is doing a much better job than you are. He's not committing any mistake like you do."

That crushed my heart. My boss thought this would motivate me to do better. Nope, it just hurt my feelings and lowered my self-esteem. Of course, I would never makerepparttar 150589 same mistake again after her harsh scolding. I've learned my lesson well. But she could have said it nicely.

Experiences arising from discouragement and condemnation will have a negative effect onrepparttar 150590 recipient.

Some parents might believe that instilling fear on their children would improve their performance. They would say, "You're always failing. Why can't you be like your brother? You're such a disgrace to this family."

Bad Luck ... Or Blessing In Disguise?

Written by Reed Floren

Bad Luck ... Or Blessing In Disguise?

There was a woman who was in such a hurry to go torepparttar airport. She toldrepparttar 150583 cab driver to step on it. She was so engrossed with her own thoughts that she was not aware they were going on a different route.

Suddenly, a man went insiderepparttar 150584 cab and took her handbag where she placed her visa, passport, and all her money forrepparttar 150585 trip.

The driver, who was in cahoots withrepparttar 150586 robber, left her inrepparttar 150587 middle of that dark street. She cursedrepparttar 150588 world for being so mean to her, and she kept on thinking how unlucky she was to be in that situation.

That very same night, she heard a shocking news. Tears flowed down her face. Flight 230 has crashed! It wasrepparttar 150589 plane where she was supposed to board into. If she have not lost her precious belongings, she could have lost something far more important - her life!

Sometimes bad things really happen. We lost our money, failed our exams, or get rejected by others. There are times when nothing seems to go our way.

So what do we do about it? Are we going to be disappointed? The answer is a resounding "No!" We must take all these frustrations out of our chest and start all over again withrepparttar 150590 consistent faith that we will get what we deserved.

So what if you failedrepparttar 150591 exams? Maybe you'd be more successful and much happier in another field. You were rejected by your boyfriend/ girlfriend? There are plenty of others out there who are much better and who are much more deserving of your love and affection.

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