Effective communication between you, the person in your care and medical care providers is extremely important.
April 16th is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a nationwide initiative to educate the public and their providers about advance care planning and the importance of healthcare decision-making.
RDT removes the fixed notions of relational progress and instead distinguishes the patterns as well as the volatility over the course of the relationship – thus providing a better understanding on power issues and multicultural diversity.
It is important to find our way to compassion for those who have wronged us and forgive. However, that is often easier said than done – especially when the person who has hurt us doesn’t recognize how they have hurt us.
Is it okay to lie to your aging parents if the lie is meant to protect or help them? When does “looking out for a loved one” slide into controlling another person’s life?
A recent survey released by AARP finds that 90% of grandparents believe they play an important role in their grandchildren’s lives. Based on this survey’s results, it appears their assumptions might be right on target.
Whether it is from our boss, the person we are caring for, our parents, our children, our spouse or our friends, learning to communicate without defensiveness is one of the most important factors in determining success in your life and relationships.