5 WAYS TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS – RECAP
The 5 Steps Revisited
It’s been a while since I shared with you. I think it’s a good idea to recap the discussion on this subject.
5 WAYS TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS – STEP 5
Today I’m going to talk about the importance of humor in building better relationships. So often we view relationships as problems that need to be fixed. But as soon as we frame anything as a “problem”— whether a person, a relationship, or a situation— a sense of heaviness follows.
5 WAYS TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS – STEP 4
The previous three steps—intentions, motivation, and awareness — focus on our inner attitude in relationship; they form the essential building blocks for the foundation of relationships. The next step seems much simpler: we make eye contact with the other person. Although it’s simple, the act of looking another person in the eyes is actually a powerful way of communicating our inner attitude.
5 WAYS TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS – STEP 3
Today I intended to move on to Step 3 of building better relationships, but as soon as I finished writing about Step 2 and the importance of helping others, an article on volunteering caught my attention. Since it’s so relevant to what I’ve been discussing, I’d like to briefly summarize it here.