Self-blackmail and the importance of vulnerability: Guest – Dr. Pat Williams

Subscribe to James Miller | Lifeology | Radio – Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreSelf-blackmail holds you hostage. We are all familiar with movies which depict someone being blackmailed for an act they committed. We often don’t realize that we do the same thing to ourselves and hold so many secrets inside of us. The self-talk we create about Learn more…

Emotional blackmail and the importance of vulnerability: Guest – Dr. Pat Williams

Subscribe to James Miller | Lifeology | Radio – Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreEmotional blackmail holds you hostage. We are all familiar with movies which depict someone being blackmailed for an act they committed. We often don’t realize that we do the same thing to ourselves and hold so many secrets inside of us. The self-talk we create Learn more…

Lifeology: Episode 154 – How mature is your communication?

How mature is your communication? When we were children we were taught to not let others make fun of us. When we became adults most of us are able to ignore certain negative situations, but there are those who are able to get under our skin. The true test of maturity is to not respond when people insult you or try to belittle you. Little people belittle others. When you Learn more…

Thinking Errors

Throughout our day we often have many reactive, negative interactions. In Psychology we are taught our perception (thought) determines our emotions and our emotions determine how we react. If we have negative thoughts we then experience negative emotions which cause us be reactive and go into a defensive mode. There are fifteen common thinking errors we often use as a template to distort our thoughts during an interaction. Any time Learn more…

Steps for Effective Communication

Effective #communication is something for which we all strive. To be effective, both parties must be aware of how they receive and interpret what the other is saying and doing. I can attempt to help someone, but if my mannerisms are not perceived as helpful then the other person will respond negatively. My feelings are then hurt. We judge others by their actions but we judge ourselves by our intentions. Learn more…

Self-blackmail and the importance of vulnerability: Guest – Dr. Pat Williams

Self-blackmail holds you hostage. We are all familiar with movies which depict someone being blackmailed for an act they committed. We often don’t realize that we do the same thing to ourselves and hold so many secrets inside of us. The self-talk we create about any situation determines what we keep to ourselves based off of shame and guilt. When you self-blackmail you withhold peace, joy and happiness. Learning to Learn more…