One of the books I’m reading now is, Change Your Life, Not Your Wife: Marriage Saving Advice for Success Driven People, by Dr. Tony Ferretti and Dr. Peter Weiss. It was submitted to me for review, but I agreed to write about it only if I found it useful for readers of Sources of Insight. And I did. It’s an empowering book I think you’ll enjoy, no matter your relationship status.
Here is a simple mental model for communication. If you have a mental model for communication, then you can move your way up the communication stack more effectively. You can also avoid more communication conflict. You can also work on your communication skills more effectively. That’s the true power of a simple model.
To show empathy for others, you need to first show empathy for yourself. Visualize the Child is a way to rebuild empathy with yourself so that you can build your empathy for others.
Conflict management gets a whole lot easier when you know what you're dealing with. The problem is, if you don't have a simple mental model for conflict, things can get complicated fast.
Learn about Kahler's drivers and six scripts that create limiting loops. What is it that occurs hundreds of times a day that could reinforce a limiting script … that we play over and over again, throughout a lifetime? It’s our thought patterns.