We have a better chance of good relationships and getting needs met when we are honest about our likes, dislikes, hopes, and desires. Learn why people have trouble speaking their truth, and what you can do to keep your communication honest.
- Would people be shocked…if they really knew how you thought and felt?…Obviously you can't just say anything…that pops into your head…but when you don't let others know…what's important to you or when you fail…to share what concerns you have,…you can do real damage.…When we fail to speak our truth…we unintentionally deceive others.…Failure to speak your truth…is a top reason for relationship drama…and unresolved anger.…Let's talk about why people struggle…with truth telling,…how to use a self-assessment to test your truth telling…and then I'll give you a formula to practice…so you can build the skill of truth telling.…
So, why do people struggle with telling the truth?…It boils down to emotion.…We're afraid of our own emotions…or other people's emotions.…Besides that, we just lack awareness…and then we lack the skills.…You can only be as honest…as your level of awareness,…so if you don't realize that you have a fear…of disappointing others…or you don't realize that you feel too vulnerable…when you're honest,…you'll deceive others…
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- Identify the most common myths about anger.
- Explore the differences between suppressing anger and using calming techniques to gain control.
- Recall what happens when you get triggered and use a formula to understand your triggers.
- Recognize unwanted behaviors and explore how to replace with desired behaviors.
- Identify three components of responsible language as a tool for managing anger.
- Explore a three step process to build the space needed to respond to anger appropriately instead of reacting.