Not everything is what it seems: Guest – Shira Gura

Subscribe to James Miller | Lifeology | Radio – Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreMany times we experience situations and we are adamant that we are right. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. When we analyze what is factual instead of what we think to be true, sometimes it’s not what it seems to be. Remember, your perception determines 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…

It’s not what it seems: Guest – Shira Gura

Subscribe to James Miller | Lifeology | Radio – Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreMany times we experience situations and we are adamant that we are right. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. When we analyze what is factual instead of what we think to be true, sometimes it’s not what it seems to be. Remember, your perception determines Learn more…

Reconnect in the first 2 minutes for success

How you initially interact when you reconnect with someone determines how well it will go. The first two minutes are crucial when you reconnect or start an event. Research states that the ability to reconnect or join with another person in the first two minutes will help you have a more successful, productive time. Take that time to reconnect.   Download Now #success #youtube #lifeology #radio #reconnect #transitions #entrepreneur #business Learn more…

Preventing backstabbing friends

We all have seen television shows where there are a group of friends who continually talk about each other and gossip about what was told in secret. When we see these television shows we often root for the underdog or pretend as if we could easily defeat these backstabbing friends in a strong, assertive way. The reality is, you currently have someone in your life who is backstabbing you. Conversely, Learn more…

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

Emotional 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 Learn more…

L #155 – Conflict, the importance of a debrief

The importance of a debrief after conflict. We all have been in arguments where we go our separate ways and never resolve certain issues. We let time sweep it under the rug and we act as if nothing has happened. It’s important to debrief after the conflict. This does not mean you rehash your side of the disagreement, but it does open a forum to discuss ways you can reconnect Learn more…

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…