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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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Once bitten, twice shy

“Once bitten, twice shy” causes utter chaos in our lives and marriages, until we are enabled to talk back to our feelings with a better truth, e.g. “this is not the same dog that bit me.”

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 177)

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If you try to reason with evil

If you try to reason with evil, remember that its fear and hatred make it blind to any rationale and your motive will always be misconstrued.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 176)

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The healthiest alternative

The healthiest alternative to winning the fight is to express your point with dignity, and then find the inner security to let it go.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 175)

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Open-ended commitment

Open-ended commitment to a task can become a real threat to enthusiasm. Every agreement needs a time limit, after which it can be re-assessed.

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 174)

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The boundary between helping and intruding

If you don’t know where the boundary is between helping and intruding, you will invoke resentment on both sides, and then blame the other for their ‘ingratitude.’

© Copyright D. Riddell, 2012
Book Reference: Relational Insights (R 173)

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