Another Way to Nourish Relationships at Home at Work:What I like About

one way to nourish a relationship

I have never written about this idea before on my website. Only those of you who have read a copy of my eWorkbook 19 Steps to Reduce Stress and Increase Success and Well Being will know it. It is an idea I created to use in my personal life with my family. However, I sincerely believe that if this idea is used more it may be one of the simplest and most valuable ways to help us all nourish positive relationships at home and at work. Please let me know what you think:

It goes like this: we all like to hear positive statements about ourselves (even if we only admit this secretly) ‘What I like about’ is based on the idea that in my family in the evening before the children go to sleep we each take turns to say what we like about each other person present with a particular focus on something that happened that day. Sincerity is requested and no interruptions or prompting is allowed and definitely no statements of dislike. The sharing of good thoughts and the anticipation of hearing good thoughts is refreshing. It is amazing how good we all feel when we do this activity.

To me, it would also be very interesting to hear and see the impact on a workplace or office board room if once a week before meetings each person in a room said what they liked about each person present. It will definitely help us all focus on the positive.

Action Step

The next time you have a family meal or work meeting or get together among friends share this idea. If you find a spark of interest take the time to test it out and please let me know with an email how things turned out.

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Your friend on the journey,

David