You can be a better listener in five minutes. Here are five listening skills that you can use right away—starting with your next conversation. The more you use these attentive listening skills, the better your relationships will become, because people will notice. Becoming an assertive communicator is an acquired skill that is easy to do once you know how. The bottom line is everyone likes to be heard. This article is in response to readers and clients asking “what else” we can actively do to be better listeners.
In my world view, trumpets have elevated their stature. My 10 year old daughter Isabelle just started in her school band this year and has decided that the trumpet is her instrument of choice. And honestly? I wasn’t that excited about it when she first told me. I had visions of angry neighbors and my own weary ears after her trumpet sessions. But you know what?
Are you ready to keep the ball in your court? Take charge of your relationship and lead this relationship with these sassy tips! 1. “Who is this?” Always completely throws them off their game. You can follow up once they tell you who they are with a quick apology about a new phone, but the power will have already shifted- to you!
Ever wonder what Hollywood romances look like off screen? Many of us just eat up the provocative, juicy love scenes most stars emote on screen. We think they, or the characters they portray, have true romance all figured out. If that were the case, the divorce rate among the stars would be considerably lower.
No matter what occasion, NYC can provide you with the perfect restaurant for that perfect dating spot. •Flor De Sol (Greenwich Village) is one of my favorite Spanish tapas restaurants in the city! If you love Spanish cuisine, make sure to make the reservation for your date on a Saturday! Flor De Sol becomes a romantic evening that entertains you with beautiful live music and Flamenco dancersONLY on Saturdays!
Two summers ago during my study abroad year in Texas I came face-to-face with my very first orgasm by intercourse. As soon as I came down from the high I jumped up manically and overjoyed, celebrating the big event and thoughtlessly admitted that I had lied about achieving orgasms on all the other occasions. Whoops. Orgasm on my own in the comfort of my own company was as frequent as train delays in London (which is almost every day) but with a partner it was as rare as an eclipse. Until that day.
Kim Karshashian; Katy Perry and Russel Brand; and now Tom Cruise—Katie Holmes’ divorce from the actor is only the latest in celebrity breakups. Holmes recently quietly filed for separation and continues to remain mum about her reasons for divorce. With the announcement comes the endless parade of analysis, insider information from “close anonymous sources,” and wild theories.
Tantric sexual techniques were primarily designed for men in an attempt to provide sexual equality with women. Men have always struggled with their sexuality, not really knowing how to bring it into a spiritual context. An evolving man must learn to savor sexual energy, avoid its release, surrender to it, and let it propel him into higher states of consciousness.
Dylan and Hannah were to be married in a month when Hannah found out that Dylan had been cheating on her with another woman. Devastated, she ended their relationship. Dylan was also devastated. He really loved Hannah and had no idea why he had been having an affair with a woman who meant nothing to him.
This is not only a very personal subject but one that can be argued from couple to couple and person to person. The term happiness and marriage is really all about expectation. What is a person's expectation of marriage itself? What is happiness? One aspect about two people coming together and marrying is that each person may have a very different view of what each of those two terms may mean. How do you stay happily married without knowing what makes you happy?