~The ART of COMMUNICATION~
… “I struggled with the art of conversation”….. I wanted to have friends and to have fun. To do so I knew that I would have to acquire better social skills….My motivation went into overdrive after my husband and I divorced. I realized that I’d have to start socializing if I wanted to meet anyone.”
Included in these sessions:
-Domino’s & Communication (words are 7%, Tone 38%, Body Language 53%)
-The five levels of communication. Intimacy (into-me-see) the germs that wreck relationship.
followed by: the antibiotics that correct and grow relationship.
-Whining-no! (Anger- not productive, but it does tell you something is wrong.)
-Rules for “Fighting Fair”- (It takes Practice to fight fair)
-LUV Talk listen, understand, validate
-Good-bye to Shy by Leil Lowndes. (85 shy Busters I am NOT going over all!)
-Five Love Languages –What is /or are Your Love Language/s?
-Winning At Small Talk- Quiz,
-Gary Smalley Personality Types Inventory
-Our Mind Believes Anything We Tell It, -What you think, You Will become…
-How to Win Friends & Influence People
-How to Talk to Anybody about Anything, by Barbara Walters
Book Notes, and her Movie
-“Can We Talk?” (condensed from: You Just Don’t Understand)
by Deborah Tannen
-A piece from The Velveteen Rabbit
-A Letter From Men!
-Safe Talk Hand Out- Fears-What are we afraid of?
-The DNA of Relationship “button” triggers a great deal of communication
– Spiritual Gifts & their usage in Relationships GOD designed us for relationship.
-How to Express Your Individuality
-How to Practice Random Acts of Kindness- Communicating & Relating to others
-Communication & Relational growth, Volunteering, a great way to practice the
skills you have learned.
-Inventory- work to do here, (play music to lend to quiet and ability to think)
-Character Traits- Will you pick a mate of lesser caliber of character?
-The Two Wolves Within
(Don’t Rescue People; Only help People help themselves. Don’t Confuse your Battles with your Wars…)
-Dr Friday’s rules