Men are right. The “relationship talk” does not help. Dr. Patricia Love’s and Dr. Steven Stosny’s How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It reveals the stunning truth about marital happiness:Love is not about better communication.It's about connection. You'll never get a closer relationshipwith your man by talking to him like youtalk to one of your girlfriends. Male emotions are like women's sexuality:you can't be too direct too quickly. There are four ways to connect with a man:touch, activity, sex, routines. Men want closer marriages just as much as women do,but not if they has to act like a woman.Talking makes women move closer;it makes men move away.The secret of the silent male is this:his wife supplies the meaning in his life.The stunning truth about love is that talking doesn’t help.Have you ever had this conversation with your spouse?Wife: “Honey, we need to talk about us.” Husband: “Do we have to?” Drs. Patricia Love and Steven Stosny have studied this all-too-familiar dynamic between men and women and have reached a truly shocking conclusion. Even with the best of intentions, talking about your relationship doesn’t bring you together, and it will eventually drive you apart. The reason for this is that underneath most couples’ fights, th...
+ 2018 IPA Book Award Winner+ 2018 Readers' Favorite Award WinnerWhat if making one tweak to your day-to-day conversations could immediately improve every relationship in your life?In this 3-hour, conversational read, you’ll discover the whats, whys, and hows of one of the most valuable (yet surprisingly little-known) communication skills—validation. Whether you’re looking to improve your relationship with your spouse, navigate difficult conversations at work, or connect on a deeper level with friends and family, this book delivers simple, practical, proven techniques for improving any relationship in your life.Mastery of this simple skill will enable you to:• Calm (and sometimes even eliminate) the concerns, fears, and uncertainties of others• Increase feelings of love, respect, and appreciation in your romantic relationships• Quickly resolve, or even prevent, arguments• Help others become open to your point of view• Give advice and feedback that sticks• Provide support and encouragement to others, even when you don’t know how to “fix” the problem• And much moreIn short: this skill is powerful. Give the principles and practices in this book a chance and you’ll be amazed at the difference they can make.
The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.”―from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People “The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.”―Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul® The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to: Prepare for high-stakes situations Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive
The ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation” (Parent Magazine). Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author’s time-tested methods to solve common problems and build foundations for lasting relationships, including innovative ways to: · Cope with your child's negative feelings, such as frustration, anger, and disappointment· Express your strong feelings without being hurtful· Engage your child's willing cooperation· Set firm limits and maintain goodwill· Use alternatives to punishment that promote self-discipline· Understand the difference between helpful and unhelpful praise· Resolve family conflicts peacefullyEnthusiastically praised by parents and professionals around the world, the down-to-earth, respectful approach of Faber and Mazlish makes relationships with children o...
The founder and CEO of Onnit, the mega lifestyle brand and one of the fastest growing companies in the country, teaches us how one single day of positive choices leads to a lifetime of concrete strategies for better living, optimal performance, and a stronger mind, body, and spirit.Human optimization thought leader Aubrey Marcus’s personal and professional mission rests on a single question: How can we get the most out of our body and mind on a daily basis?Marcus answers that question in Own the Day, Own Your Life an empowering handbook that guides readers to optimize every moment of the day, from waking in the morning, through work and play, until bedtime each night. With small, actionable changes implemented throughout the course of one day, we can feel better, perform more efficiently, and live happier. And these daily habits turn into weekly routines, ultimately becoming part of lifelong healthy choices.From workouts and diet to inbox triage, mindfulness, shower temperature, and sex, this ground-breaking manual provides simple strategies for each element of your day. Drawing from the latest studies and traditional practices from around the world, Own the Day, Own Your Life delivers an optimization philosophy, including cutting-edge life-hacking tips, nutritional expertise...
How to Improve Your Marriage without Talking About It: How to Save your Marriage and Heal or Repair an Unhappy RelationshipWe all wish we had a perfect marriage, but perfection is impossible. Especially when two different people with two different ideas of perfection are involved. There are things that you alone can do to improve your marriage for you and your partner without even talking about it. In this short book, Amelia Farris offers a fantastic insight into some easy and unique strategies that you can use from day one to start making your marriage into a place you really want to be. You may have lost some of the spark and the drive you one had in your marriage and you need to refocus a little to get life moving forward again, this book will show you that there is hope. From explaining how not communicating can actually be beneficial, to talking about simple gestures and control issues, this short book covers it all. It even offers basic and then more advanced steps you can take from day one.This fascinating little read really is essential for anyone who feels like their marriage has veered off course.
The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution. Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict. Thoroughly updated and revised, it offers readers a straight- forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken.
With more than five million copies in print, in nearly two dozen languages, The Love Dare has become an exciting, enriching journey for couples around the world. It can now become yours. Though unconditional love is promised at weddings, it is rarely practiced in real life. As a result, romantic hopes often fade into disappointment at home. But it doesn't have to stay that way. Whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or healthy and strong, this 40-day journey (featured in the hit movie Fireproof) challenges husbands and wives to understand and practice unconditional love. If you desire greater intimacy, friendship, and fulfillment in your marriage, let it begin where millions have started. With a dare. Now featuring revised chapters, new bonus material, and access to a free online marriage evaluation, this is the best Love Dare experience ever! "Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails." (1 Corinthians 13:7-8)
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