Be Purposeful

I am a people watcher. I amuse myself all day, imagining and writing people’s life stories as they walk pass me.  People Watcher  I can read lips too. Being deaf on and off from the age of four, I learned creative ways to communicate and reading people’s body language just became a natural source of … Read more

Be Wary of Wet Leaves

The woman in her early thirties walked up to me after a luncheon and proudly declared, “I didn’t speak to my husband for three days this week.”  I was stunned. Being a woman, especially a woman of many words, I could not imagine not speaking to my husband for three days.   “Seriously.” I squeaked out. … Read more

3 Steps for Great Communication

Keep it Simple. Take a moment. Breathe. Try to never complicate situations with more than one issue at a time. It is easy to start piling on issues when we get frustrate and have finally reached the point of confrontation. (Extra Tip: Discuss and deal with issues before they become a confrontation.)  Step One Resist … Read more