January 16, 2018
Marta Adelsman, Psy.D.
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Did you know? When people criticize you, you don’t have to absorb their criticism. If people speak to you and you hear criticism in what they say, your defenses rise. You can learn to deflect the criticism and decrease your defensive response.
Ben loved his Uncle Jim. He didn’t know of any other family as diverse as his when it came to religion and politics. Yet Uncle Jim had a way of calming the heated conversations that occurred in the family each year during holiday activities.
Brevity packs a lot of power.
You’re probably familiar with how lobsters pull another lobster, trying to escape its confines, back down into the tank.