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Is 'Should' Holding You Back?

Is 'Should' Holding You Back?

Should is one of the most dangerous words in the English language- it speaks of obligation (I should do the grocery shopping), expectation (my partner should bring me flowers), and often disappointment (I should be more successful).

Gentle Persistence: 8 Tips To Get What You Want

Gentle Persistence: 8 Tips To Get What You Want

Have you noticed that nagging, whining, complaining, sternly directing, yelling, criticizing and freaking out don’t seem to get you what you want from a partner, family member, friend, colleague or child? In a previous article, "Asking for What You Want," I explained how to ask cleanly and directly for what you want, and that being direct has a better success rate. While that’s true, it isn’t infallible. Sometimes, it’s necessary to use a technique I call "gentle persistence."

The 5 Myths About Pregnancy [EXPERT]
Life doesn't have to be unexpected.

The 5 Myths About Pregnancy

Many women wonder why nobody told them that pregnancy not always rosy. It's impossible to know ahead of time how you're going feel during a pregnancy, so don't be surprised if you're up, down and all over the place. There are many fantasies and myths surrounding pregnancy, and here are the top five.

Tips for Rapport Building Eye Contact

Tips for Rapport Building Eye Contact

Yes, the eyes are the windows of the soul. When you have good eye contact with someone, it instantly starts building a rapport and it shows interest in the other person. Establishing good eye contact can be daunting if you are not doing it regularly. You may feel a bit uncomfortable. Here are a few tips to try.  

10 Steps  From Angst To The Stillness Within

10 Steps From Angst To The Stillness Within

The level of stress seems to increasing in our world. I hear about that on the personal level from many of the people I work with. The tendency for strong positional perceptions and their accompanying conflicts seems so prevalent, personally, socially, politically and globally: Wall Street vs. Main Street; Conservative vs. Liberal; Terrorists intent on blowing things up vs. Powers vested in Control, Wealth and Advantage; The Environment movement vs. Interests in Economic Prosperity; and all the “I’m Right vs.

Suspect An Affair? Don't Turn Into A Spy [EXPERT]
Are you being cheated on?

Suspect An Affair? Don't Turn Into A Spy

Strange things happen to the best of us when our sense of relationship security is challenged. Suddenly, you are bombarded with thoughts and feelings that have you spinning with suspicion and mistrust. In the worst of cases, even the most rational among us might resort to highly uncharacteristic, even objectionable behavior that brings out the worst in us. And typically, no matter what the truth turns out to be, this does not bode well for the efficacy of the relationship. 3