Bursting into tears is not my typical way of welcoming friends into my home. When the guests are the 8 and 10-year-old daughters of my best friend, it's usually a mash-up of hugs, laughter and as much...
Tamika Schilbe, MSW, E-RYT is an author, counselor, recovering perfectionist, yoga educator, and truth-archaeologist. Her mission is to help people speak their truth to create more clarity, power, and freedom in their lives. Tamika is Co-Founder & Philosophy Instructor at DevaTree School of Yoga. A stargazer at heart, she has yet to shake her 20-year crush on Jean Luc Picard. She enjoys interacting with her readers at http://tamikaschilbe.com/
Often spoken with absolute authority, "I disagree" places itself firmly in opposition to the other. It carves an opinion in granite, hinting that further discussion is irrelevant. In personal relationships, these two words can instantly zap the life out of open communication. The opposite of "I disagree" is exploratory dialogue. Open discussion may create more connection.
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