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Daily Insights

Daily Insights are insightful truths about reality that empower us to transform our way of thinking.

They are often challenging, and give us the coaching and courage to behave in a way we might never have thought of. They’re great to dwell on and remind ourselves of throughout the day.

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Shyness and social passivity

Shyness and social passivity, once identified, needs to be opposed by ‘joining in’. Like a muscle, one’s social skills need regular exercise.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 57)

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Stuck in the past?

Stuck in the past? Historic reality is not today’s reality, so we need to re-interpret the people we have judged from past times.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 56)

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Reassurance that we have been heard

We need reassurance that we have been heard, but “what did I just say to you?” is not the way we should get it. Better to teach them how to paraphrase, instead.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 55)

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Simplistic labels

It’s not enough to simply label someone as ‘lazy’, ‘stupid’ or ‘hopeless’. Instead we must ask, ‘why is he/she like that?’ and avoid the guilt of the judgemental.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 54)

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Expressions of regret

Expressions of regret enable both parties to acknowledge that the leopard can change his spots.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 53)

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