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What to Do After a Painful Breakup to Heal Faster
Possessing effective communication skills is a powerful tool to have. Effective communication skills are essential to success in many aspects and areas of your life. There are a lot of jobs that require you to be a good communicator. Strong communication skills help you enjoy better relationships with friends and family.

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Cut all the contact

Keep your distance and don’t text, email, meet in person or call.

Cutting the ties for good when it’s over puts you on a faster path to healing.

  • Set up an “Emergency ...

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Let Your Emotions Out

Cry, sob your eyes out, scream and yell. As long as it doesn’t hurt yourself or anybody else, find ways to release and let go of the pain you may be feeling.&nbs...

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Accept the fact that it’s over

Coping with the end of a relationship is a little bit like a 12 step program. You will reach acceptance far sooner by staying away from that person.

Don’t over-analyz...

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Find Yourself

There are a lot of personal things that made you special, you just have to find them again and get the feeling back. 

  • How was your life before the relationship?

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Explore and Have Fun

When you’re ready to authentically have fun again, get your friends together and go out. Do something that makes you smile, laugh and feel good inside.

  • Try something new and exciting tha...

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Pay attention to your thoughts

As you look to move forward in your life, don’t deny or grasp on to your ex’s memory. Acknowledge it, smile or cry. Let the memory go instead of clinging onto it. 

  • CLE...

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Don’t rush into another relationship

Don’t bounce into another relationship too quickly, thinking that you’re okay.

  • Ask yourself what kind of relationship you want. Understanding your need before entering a rel...

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Develop a mindful life

It’s good to slowly and gradually develop a mindful life so your mind can stay peaceful and calm no matter what life throws at you. 

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69% of managers

...say they’re uncomfortable communicating with employees. 

And that number is significantly higher when the roles are reversed.

Analytical communication style

An analytical communicator loves hard data, numbers, and specific language. 

They're usually wary of people who deal in vague language and strictly blue-sky ideas and get drained quickly when conversations move from logical to emotional.

Working with an analytical communication style

Dos:

  • Provide as much detail upfront as possible
  • Set clear expectations
  • Give them space to work independently

Don'ts:

  • Turning the conversation emotional;
  • Framing feedback on their work as criticism.

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The Reason We Communicate

The Reason We Communicate

The essence of communication is to inform, influence, inspire, motivate, learn, socialize and build relationships. Communication makes possible persuasion, negotiation, and improve...

Improving Your Diction

Your style of speaking, or writing, choice of words while conveying your idea, or point of view are very powerful components in communicating with effectiveness and purpose.

The right word said the right way can make all the difference.

Increase Engagement

Your words need to be interesting both in terms of content (what is being said) and delivery (how it is being said) to be able to draw the people towards what you are trying to say.

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Signs of poor communication skills

  • People only approach you with questions or feedback when they absolutely need to do so.
  • If you walk away from a conversation or meeting and can’t remember what the other person said or...

Do a Self-Assessment

  • Take an honest look at how you communicate. Are you thorough, clear, and factual in how you convey yourself? How consistent are you in how you communicate?
  • Look at how clear you make your expectations—and how open you are to understanding what others expect of you.
  • Assess how do you handle “crucial conversations” that can be emotionally or politically charged.

Ditch Your Assumptions and Ask

To be effective in information gathering, you need to let go of assumptions and be aware enough to recognize when you’re jumping to conclusions, making judgments, or using labels.

Asking curious, open-ended questions encourages dialogue instead of dictating what other people should do or think, And the best communicators listen more than they speak.

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