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It was the middle of winter. The trees were bare and the snow had piled up, blocking my way forward. I was lost in a forest that seemed to have no end when I heard a voice from above me say, “I am opening the sky.”
I looked up and the clouds parted, revealing stars. As I walked on, I wondered how long it had been since anyone had seen them. Suddenly a figure appeared in front of me and said: “It’s time to close the sky.” And with that they closed the sky again for good.
The clearing was right ahead! The voice seemed kind but stern at once – like someone who is both inviting you to stay warm by their fire while also telling you not to get too comfortable because this is temporary shelter only. It made me think about all those nights when my family would sit around our table playing games or singing songs together just before bedtime; knowing that we could always go back home if things got bad out there in the darkness.
I walked up to the clearing and looked inside, my eyes adjusting to the sudden change of light. It was a bright afternoon in there; it felt like I had come through some kind of magical doorway into another world where everything seemed brighter than usual – more vibrant too. And yet at the same time when you looked around yourself you could tell that these people were living on their last reserves of fuel and food, because they didn’t have any gardens or livestock anymore. They relied entirely on trade with other communities for survival now but this place was so remote no one ever found them here all year round until now! Now everyone knew about this secret place in case things got worse..or even if just as a sort-of back
It is a beautiful day. The sun shines brightly, and the clear blue sky feels like it wants to open up for me. I have been waiting all morning for this moment; sitting here on my patio with coffee in hand only made me more eager. It was time for another perfect summer day. I take a sip of coffee as thoughts race through my head about what will happen today: friends, work, family..
I am looking forward to seeing everyone again at our weekly group meeting tonight! Tonight we are going over how communication has impacted us throughout our lives and finding ways to reconnect by listening better and speaking truthfully.. This is one of my favorite topics because it helps remind me that even though things can get messy sometimes, we can always find new ways to communicate with each other.
It’s also a great time for me to reflect on all the conversations I had this past week and make sure that I am taking care of myself by hearing my needs and listening deeply enough to hear others’.. Sometimes when you’re talking, it feels like you are just going through life without thinking about what is happening around us. Tonight will be good because everyone in our group really cares about themselves as well as others!
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The sky has been opened up today, so I’ve taken advantage of this perfect summer day while sitting out on my patio drinking coffee and reflecting over the events from last night at work.
I work on data analysis for a small start-up, and last night I was working late again. When we’re in crunch mode like this it can be really difficult to have the energy or time available to consciously connect with myself – which is crucial when you are as sensitive an empath (a person who has innate emotional sensitivity) as me! But luckily my boss understood that I needed some space so she let me go home early today. This means now I get more time for self care like writing these blog posts about how communication affects our lives.
And before you know it, there’s another day gone by and here comes another evening where we’ll all gather together at the big house around the fire pit to share what’s on our minds and in our hearts.
I hope this helps you see how communication is a really good thing – but it can also be challenging for some of us. Knowing that we are all different, however, means there’s always going to be something on the menu at this house party no matter what your preferences happen to be! 🙂
By opening up about my thoughts I give myself permission to take care of them so they don’t get too overwhelmed with being stuffed down inside me. If you have any questions or want more help understanding why communicating openly like this might not work out for everyone, please feel free contact me anytime. My email address is [email protected] **com”
This blog post was written by someone who has some thoughts they need to share with the world.
This blog post is written by someone who wants to take responsibility for their emotions and communicate them in a healthy way so that they can feel better about themselves. They’re not going to tell you to do anything, but rather just giving you all of this information because it’s important for everyone – including people like me – to know how we work so that when we are having difficulty communicating as well as others we don’t think less of ourselves or assume there is something wrong with us.”]
Long-form content: To sum up, communication is a powerful tool! It helps us connect more deeply than ever before and understand one another on levels deeper than words alone could manage.
It’s a tool we have to learn how to use and understand, but it is so worth the effort.
I’m not going to tell you what you should do or force any suggestions on anyone I’ve learned enough about myself in recent years that I know my best bet for getting better relationships with others is by taking responsibility for my own emotions and communicating them clearly instead of keeping everything bottled up inside until they overflow.”]
Short-form: [bullet points:] Communication helps us connect deeply with one another; our words are important! Take personal responsibility for your communication skills so that you can feel better about yourself. [Number]: “Learn more” below to get some tips on improving your communication skills.]
Here are a few things you can do to help improve your communication skills:
Stop assuming others know what you’re feeling or thinking. If something bothers you, say so!
If someone says something that upsets you, ask them to clarify their statement and validate your feelings by telling the person how they made you feel. You could also use “I” statements when talking about your emotions as opposed to “you.” For example, instead of saying “You never listen,” try stating that it feels like you don’t care when they interrupt conversations with friends often. This will show them where they have been making mistakes in understanding how important this is for YOU. Remember not to blame or attack anyone else because blaming and attacking will only create more problems. -It’s important to remember that everyone will make mistakes, but if you show them how they hurt your feelings and validate the fact that their words or actions have had an impact on you, then they are much more likely to try not do it again in order for things to remain positive between the two of you. You’re teaching them a better way of doing something which is always beneficial. If there were any other topics I would like to add below this one: -How does someone know when their friend wants space? What should friends do when asked for space? How can they check in with each other without being too invasive? When should people talk about what happened so both parties feel