Assertiveness

06 Sep

Dealing With Powerful True Believers

The problem in dealing with True Believers is that they have their minds made up and any alternative world view threatens theirs. In our grandiosity we often think, “I will become a True Believer. Once they see how wonderful I am and how much I have to offer that will help them, they will listen to me and change.” This generally amounts to self-delusion, wasted time and wasted effort. ...

18 Aug

Sacrificing a Bull Woman to Public Opinion

How do we get accepted in the world for who we are? The need to feel accepted by others can destroy our peace of mind and keep us from finding and following our own path. ...

01 May

Fighting Low Self-Esteem

Everybody struggles with self-acceptance. It’s hard not to base our self-acceptance on how much others accept us. The problem is, “What do we do when others don’t accept us?” ...

01 May

Interviewing a Chronic Cough

Have you ever had a cough so bad it wouldn’t stop for weeks? Integral Deep Listening treats physical symptoms as if they are wake-up calls. What will they have to say if we listen to them? ...