RELATIONSHIPS


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Chop Wood, Carry Water - Be Present

Relationship principles are simple: Kindness. Respect. Loyalty.   Stay present in your relationships - we really can only do one thing at a time, so we ought to do that thing wholeheartedly.


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Fix Your Relationships

Every person you meet, see, talk to, give a single thought to is going to affect you. So don't give thought to those who are not worth it. But keep the ones you give thought to close, hold them tight, cherish them. Because they think about you to.


OVERVIEW:
Length: 8-14 sessions (cancel anytime)
Effort: 50-60 min/session, unlimited weekly texting
Duration: Up to 3.5 months. A fast track program is available at 2 days/wk.
Counseling: One-on-one, structured weekly program
Experience: All counselors are licensed, certified, professionals
Location: Over the phone, or online video
Additional: Includes Homework assignments, Books, Worksheets, Weekly check-in's, 3rd party testing
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SHARE A SMILE

Evidence suggests that the ability to form a stable relationship begins in infancy, in a child's earliest experiences with a caregiver who reliably meets the infant's needs for food, care, protection, stimulation, and social contact. Those relationships appear to establish patterns of relating to others. Because of these inherent difference we are all unique and have to work consciously to make a relationship flourish. Achieving this is not easy and requires continued focus and attention. What makes this even harder is that you can only focus on one thing at a time. So, if you are going to do that one thing well, you need to give it your complete, undivided attention. When you sweep, sweep. When you sit, sit. When you walk, walk. This is the core of mindful living and the essence of mastering relationships with one another. There is always something happening. It is just a question of paying attention. Paying attention means being utterly mindful of what we are doing, and doing and attending to one thing at a time. Turn off the TV when you eat, and eat. Don't talk on the ‘phone when you drive or answer email. When you have a conversation with a person -- any person -- attend to them as if they are the most important person in the world! Chop Wood, Carry Water means to always be present and engaged. Your TeleCounsel Group counselor can put you on the fast track to maintaining healthy relationships - and the people in your life will thank you.

PROGRAM TOPICS

  • Family background and relationship assessments
  • Personality testing and awareness (Meyers Briggs or other)
  • Managing conflict - creating & diffusing
  • Emotions, anger and communication
  • Service Step 1
  • Communication
  • Confidence building
  • Service Step 2
  • Positive thinking
  • Interpersonal Skills & Teamwork
  • Health - body and mind

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