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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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The more she hammers on his door

The more she hammers on his door, the tighter he locks it, until fear-of-abandonment causes real panic. Empowering questions may be the only way out of this stalemate.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 169)

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Unspoken rules

Is it the written or unwritten rules that really govern the church, family or workplace you’re in? Unspoken rules set the ethos of the whole group, until they have been identified.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 168)

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The ‘trap of meekness’

The ‘trap of meekness’ can leave us unable to assert ourselves. With meekness must come word-skills, or it will degenerate into muteness.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 167)

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Politeness without assertiveness

Politeness without assertiveness is dis-empowering. Assertiveness without politeness is inflammatory.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 166)

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Learn how to respect yourself

You will earn the respect of others only after you learn how to respect yourself. Lift your standards, then your family can take pride in you.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 165)

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