Category Archives: YOU

The Power of Vulnerability

TED Talks – Brene Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love.  In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

Why We Don’t Listen

By David Cornfield, Creative Edge My old pal Harry and I are walking in the park, improvising like two jazz musicians – except we’re playing with words not melodies.  He throws out a line.  I have a comeback.  He does a riff on my response.  Pretty soon we’re laughing so hard we’re crying.  Eventually we…

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Tips to Help Keep a Temper in Check

The Wall Street Journal, www.wsj.com Most anger-management programs use techniques borrowed from cognitive-behavioral therapy to help people deal with anger. Here are some strategies to help keep negative emotions in check. • Reframe the situation. Instead of seeing every inconvenience or frustration as a personal affront, imagine a benign explanation. • Find a constructive solution…

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