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How to talk to your doctor

For doctors, half their game is trying to find out why the person is there. Do they want medication, tests, want to be signed off work, worried they have a more severe illness?

At an appointment, try to mention the most important thing at the beginning. Try to be descriptive. If you have pain, is it dull or sharp, burn or throb? Have you been getting pains for a few days, weeks, or at certain times of the day?

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How to talk to your date

With dating, there is an assumption that you are on the back foot, and the other person holds all the power.

  • Pay attention to what people talk about. If your date is sharing negative information, it could be a sign they're not ready for a relationship.

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How to talk to younger children and teenagers

  • With younger children, visual cues and games are helpful to piece things together. Let them draw pictures. If you're talking about difficult topics, break them down into smaller pieces.
  • Teenagers will respond better if you're doing somethin...

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How to talk to your parents

When you're a grownup, you will probably need to initiate conversations as your parents won't want to interfere with your independence. The best way to re-establish a relationship is to give them a regular update on everyday details of your life.

Parents who are getting ol...

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How to talk to strangers

  • If you're together in the same place, you have something in common. If we can be aware that others also feel uncomfortable, we can think about what we can do to make them feel comfortable with us.
  • Ask people how they know the host or how they got ...

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How to talk to your boss

Most people want more contact. Employees often feel out of the loop.

  • Try to put yourself in your boss's shoes. How does what you need to say affect them?
  • Question if you should send an email or say it in person.
  • Remember that your ...

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How to talk to children

  • Children often cannot formulate their words to express what they're feeling. If you ask, "How was your day?" they may shrug because they don't know what part of their day you're interested in. Making your questions more specific can help: "What...

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If your tasks are getting boring, dull, or uneventful, here are the things you can do to enjoy performing tasks:

  • Ask yourself which tasks you enjoy doing and rank them from most to least liked.
  • It doesn't have to be the things that you are only good at but they could be.

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