Tag: trust

  • Weaving the Inner Light: Cultivating Individual and Societal Spirituality

    Weaving the Inner Light: Cultivating Individual and Societal Spirituality

    Individuals and society are very similar in some ways. Both have beliefs and expectations that guide how we think, feel and act. Examples of these could be laws, religion, spirituality and secularism. These examples provide sanctions (rewards and punishments) to reinforce and/or deter certain behaviors. They serve a purpose to give us structure. Structures create…

  • Fight with Them – Why Fighting is Important for Relationships

    Fight with Them – Why Fighting is Important for Relationships

    We fear fighting with someone because we think of it as a bad thing so we sometimes avoid it or use it to cause harm. Fighting is actually a good thing and can improve your relationships!

  • Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability. This is a topic that I talk about regularly at work. When I am working with leaders and teams, the conversation often comes back to the concept of vulnerability and vulnerable-based trust for healthy relationships. In “Daring Greatly”, Dr. Brene Brown describes vulnerability as “uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure“. It is choosing to share…

  • Friend Group Norms

    Friend Group Norms

    What is the difference between your team at work and your group of friends? Not much, it turns out.

  • Why Friendship is Important

    Why Friendship is Important

    Friendship is a unique relationship that can profoundly impact our lives. We need friendships for overall well-being. #friendship #friendshipisimportant