SOME REASONS COMMUNICATION IS NEEDING CHANGE / IMPROVEMENT:

*Is judgement present?

*Is a negative narrative playing and re-playing in your mind?

*Are you giving them your attention?

*Are you genuinely present?

*Are you defensive? 

*Are you immediately angry? 

*Are you hurt quickly? Do you want to hurt them?

*Do you feel shame or guilt?

Does this resonate with you or with those in your life? 

Chances are it's both. What role are you contributing to the situation?

EFFECTIVE  COMMUNICATION - IT DOESN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT,

It is a skill that needs to be cultivated and nurtured. Such as;

*Active listening

*Non-verbal communication

*Asking questions

*Being clear and succinct

*Clarifying and summarizing 

*Being empathetic

*Providing feedback

*Developing trust and rapport

*Being present 

Does this resonate with you or with those in your life? 

Chances are it's both. What role are you contributing to the situation?