We go through life managing one relationship after another. Our entire day is a constant dance, bouncing from one human-encounter to the next, and each time we are faced with interactions that can either make or break our day.
I feel that relationships between family, friends and coworkers are often strained if a few simple “rules” are not followed. My immediate family always poked fun at me growing up, because I prefer to avoid conflict. The greatest punishment my mother could give me for fighting with my sister was for the two of us to “talk things out.”
I have always been intrigued by the power of the spoken and written word. A few misplaced words, careless additions or deletions can truly color someone’s mood and change the direction of a conversation.
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