Dealing with criticism

Dealing with Criticism

Juliette Smith Advice, Communication, Conflict, Couples, Criticism, Individuals, Other Relationships 2 Comments

Dealing with criticism can be challenging. By making just a few adjustments to how you interact with it means you potentially create a substantial change – in any relationship. No-one is naturally critical. Judgements and criticism can surface when there is frustration and the quality of communication is deteriorating. Criticism is generally just a confused and often ineffective way of …

No more relationship problems

Relationship problems? Solve them with relationship coaching

Juliette Smith Advice, Communication, Couples, Support Leave a Comment

Professional and personal relationships can often become fraught with obstacles you weren’t prepared for. These relationship problems, if left unchecked, can lead to a total breakdown of your relationships. Choosing to discuss your issues in a relationship coaching session can help you to start thinking more positively and acting more constructively. Here are three reasons to try a relationship coaching …

Communication skills – seven simple steps

Juliette Smith Advice, Communication, Couples, Other Relationships

Improving communication skills is invaluable to all relationship success People often assume that if there is a mis-communication, the responsibility lies with the person speaking. But communication involves both the conveying and receiving of a message, so speaker and listener have a joint responsibility for making communication work. Here are seven steps you can take towards improving your communication skills …

Simple self-awareness can make a difference – Personal Development

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You may have heard the saying “simple awareness is curative”. It means that just by becoming more self-aware, you are likely to change. If you change, you are likely to create change around you – which includes change within your relationships. Clients often come to me in the hope that I will be able to suggest ways they can change …