The Relationship Skills Workbook

Author: Julia B. Colwell
Publisher: Sounds True
ISBN: 9781622033874
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Course objectives: Recognize relationship as an emotional healer; identify triggers, move through them, and come back into ease and aliveness Discover how intimacy in relationship requires curiosity, wonder, and the ability to find the truth of one's experience deep in one's body Discuss how to speak the "unarguable truth"; utilizing the eight step moving emotions process—moving from stuckness into emotional flow Define three toxic habits within relationships and their antidotes—transforming our own behavior, as well as those around us through positive attention Summarize how to move out of power struggles within relationships and into agreements which allow everyone to get everything they want Discuss how to live within the relationship you really want moving between contractiona and expansiveness—welcoming appreciations, creativity, play, aliveness, as well as love for self and other Utilize checklists, tools, and journaling exercises as a way to engage, reflect and explore relationship skills and self-growth What are the ingredients of a successful and enduring relationship? Love, passion, and commitment are all vital—yet without certain basic skills, even the most devoted partners can find themselves descending into arguments, power struggles, and disillusionment. With The Relationship Skills Workbook, Dr. Julia Colwell presents a practical guide for building a conscious partnership based on cooperation and trust—offering relationship-saving techniques and on-the-spot conflict resolution tools for disarming the explosive clashes that most commonly break couples apart. In this friendly and easy-to-use resource, Dr. Colwell teaches you essential tools for: Crisis and conflict first aid—communication strategies and emotional mastery techniques to stop arguing and start connecting Getting unstuck from power struggles—how to shift from deadlock to mutual responsibility and support Ending the blame game—letting go of accusation and resentment to create win-win agreements Supporting each other's growth and success—how to retain your personal autonomy while fully committing to your partner's happiness Moving from reactivity to creative solutions—techniques to keep your brain's flight-or-fight instinct from undermining your heart's desires Sustaining love, passion, and romance—how you can choose to create a magnificent relationship together "Relationships, while seemingly complicated, don't have to be so mysterious," Dr. Colwell says. "What I've learned from my decades of personal and professional experiences is that a few elegantly simple concepts and skills can help any couple through the most difficult spots—and help us transform conflict into intimacy, passion, and ever-deepening love."

The Relationship Skills Workbook

Author: Julia Colwell
Publisher:
ISBN: 1622032276
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Family & Relationships

What are the ingredients of a successful and enduring relationship? Love, passion, and commitment are all vital yet without certain basic skills, even the most devoted partners can find themselves descending into arguments, power struggles, and disillusionment. With "The Relationship Skills Workbook," Dr. Julia Colwell presents a practical guide for building a conscious partnership based on cooperation and trust offering relationship-saving techniques and on-the-spot conflict resolution tools for disarming the explosive clashes that most commonly break couples apart. In this friendly and easy-to-use resource, Dr. Colwell teaches you essential tools for: Crisis and conflict first aid communication strategies and emotional mastery techniques to stop arguing and start connectingGetting unstuck from power struggles how to shift from deadlock to mutual responsibility and supportEnding the blame game letting go of accusation and resentment to create win-win agreementsSupporting each other's growth and success how to retain your personal autonomy while fully committing to your partner's happinessMoving from reactivity to creative solutions techniques to keep your brain's flight-or-fight instinct from undermining your heart's desiresSustaining love, passion, and romance how you can choose to create a magnificent relationship together "Relationships, while seemingly complicated, don't have to be so mysterious," Dr. Colwell says. "What I've learned from my decades of personal and professional experiences is that a few elegantly simple concepts and skills can help any couple through the most difficult spots and help us transform conflict into intimacy, passion, and ever-deepening love.""

Is Your Relationship Worth Saving

Author: Julia B. Colwell
Publisher: Sounds True
ISBN: 9781622035328
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

We know when our relationships aren't working. Yet, some problems are fixable—while others are not. Which are you working on? To help anyone feeling unsure about how to handle the challenges in their own intimate partnership, clinical psychologist Dr. Julia B. Colwell offers Is Your Relationship Worth Saving? In this free ebook, Dr. Colwell reveals a path to intimacy that allows for ongoing passion, creativity, celebration, and "big, big love." Learn more about: The telltale signs of a stuck relationship Speaking the unarguable truth—a breakthrough method for shifting from conflict and suffering to connection and flow The relationship between our emotions and our bodies Taking full responsibility for the entirety of our experience Reactive Brain versus Creative Brain Note: If you've found this ebook helpful, you might be interested in exploring The Relationship Skills Workbook: A Do-It-Yourself Guide to a Thriving Relationship, new from Julia B. Colwell. Here, Dr. Colwell offers key tools and skill-building exercises for creating a lasting and loving relationship.

Relationship Workbook for Couples

Author: Rachel Stone
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 1091433720
Release Date: 2019-04
Genre: Family & Relationships

It may seem obvious to you that good communication is the foundation of every healthy, functioning relationship. Good communication skills will positively impact all of the relationships in your life, but this book will focus primarily on the practices that will have the greatest impact on the unique bond you share with your partner. You can aim to use these tools throughout your personal life, with friends and co-workers and family members--but regardless of how you incorporate these ideas into your day-to-day life, you and your partner should make a concerted effort to use these skills as you complete any of the questionnaires, quizzes or activities you find in this book. You may find a number of the questions to be challenging or provocative--they are intended to be! But you will find that with a toolbox of positive communication skills and a game plan to handle conflict, even the most nerve-wracking discussions will become manageable with your partner. Perhaps they'll even become easy and comfortable, once you are well-practiced with these skills. This book was designed with the intention of making the concepts of couples' therapy accessible to those who cannot find the time, money, or transport to reach a therapist's office. It also aims to make this work as simple, easy, and enjoyable as possible. Some chapters may pose challenging questions that expose difficulties in your relationship, while many others will offer fun, stress-free interactive exercises that you'll want to incorporate into date nights or lazy weekend mornings together. The concepts included can be applied to any relationship, whether your partnership is weeks, months, years, or decades old. You'll find activities designed for couples to use together, but you'll also find questionnaires to complete on your own which will help you to clarify your goals, both as an individual and as half of a partnership. This is a great book to keep handy at your bedside table or to carry with you and squeeze in a few minutes of relationship work wherever and whenever you can find time. This Workbook will provide you with: *Useful insights into what makes any romantic partnership successful and satisfying *Strategies, tools, questionnaires, and quizzes to discover, pursue and realize your personal relationship goals *Guided questions to help you learn more about yourself and your partner *Advanced exercises that aim at improving connection, trust, and intimacy within the couple *Suggestions on how to keep the unique relationship you share thriving for many years to come Regardless of your compatibility--whether you like the same colors, foods, movies, music, hobbies or friends--the health of your relationship will ultimately be determined by your willingness to invest in its future success. Keep asking questions and let yourself be open to unexpected answers. Don't look any further, scroll up, click "add to cart" and start your journey to a better relationship now"

I Do I Do the Marriage Vow Workbook

Author: Shonnie Lavender
Publisher: The Marriage Vow Workbook
ISBN: 9781847280381
Release Date: 2006-07
Genre: Self-Help

"I Do! I Do! The Marriage Vow Workbook" is an inspirational resource for creating compelling vows for your marriage, civil union, commitment or recommitment. Endorsed by Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., author of "Getting the Love You Want" and cocreator of Imago Relationship Therapy, this workbook will help you craft vows that will serve you not only during the ceremony itself but throughout your lives together. As a result of reading "I Do! I Do! The Marriage Vow Workbook," completing the exercises and writing your marriage vows, you have the opportunity to (1) awaken to the deepest reasons for joining your lives in marriage, (2) envision what you want most from your life together, (3) initiate a ritual to sustain your marriage for many years to come, and (4) create a loving, committed partnership that's truly ideal for both of you. You may wish to buy two copies of "The Marriage Vow Workbook"-one in which each partner can work through the exercises. Also makes a great gift for an engagement or bridal shower!

Hot Confidence Workbook

Author: Nadine Love
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452506442
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Self-Help

Confidence to Create Your Difference Page-by-Page at Your Pace Making your difference in the world depends on your positive transformation. When you follow the processes, techniques, and strategies outlined in this comprehensive workbook, you’ll have everything you need to switch your doubts into sizzling self-esteem! Building your confidence means taking action. It is in the doing that your great reference points are formed. They become the foundation of your self-belief. It’s your time to live authentically and share your unique message, isn’t it? Follow the steps in your Hot Confidence Workbook to • engage your fullest potential • master your fears • cultivate hot confidence to attract the opportunities and relationships you dream of. The Hot Confidence Workbook was especially designed to guide your personal empowerment. As your companion to Hot Confidence, your Hot Confidence Workbook is a content-rich journal in which to record your processes, reflections, and insights. You’ll enjoy additional exercises and wisdom to supplement your learning from Hot Confidence. Packed full of information, the Hot Confidence Workbook can stand alone as your Hot Confidence mentor. The Hot Confidence Workbook is the beating heart of Nadine Love’s breakthrough approach to learning self-esteem. In this valuable journal for your inspiration, information, and integration, you’ll find out how easy it is to make Hot Confidence your living practice. You’ll receive free access to audio to motivate, nourish, and give you all the support you need to ignite your power and passion, so you can recognize and master your inner magnetic potential.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Enhancing Your Social IQ

Author: Gregory Korgeski, Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440697425
Release Date: 2008-12-02
Genre: Self-Help

Simple steps to connecting with others. Now readers can raise their social intelligence quotient with a little self-Knowledge and practice. Beginning with a series of short quizzes that generate a personal social profile, this guide explains how readers can enhance their ability to create and sustain mutually enriching relationships, make friends, and build a rich social network. ? 'Social Intelligence' is the new buzz word in the psychology of relationships ?Includes social personality quizzes ?Hot, new self-help topic ?Author has 30 years of experience as a licensed psychologist

Teens Relationships With People Places Things Workbook

Author: Ester R. A. Leutenberg
Publisher:
ISBN: 1570253188
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Psychology

Teens usually connect the word relationships only with other people. The activities in this workbook will help teens explore their relationships in all facets of their lives and they will discover which are healthy and which ones need change. Teens will learn skills they will use throughout their lifetime to build and maintain healthy relationships. The seven chapters include my relationships with: Family/People at Home, Peers, Romantic Partners, Places, Tangible Things, Intangible Things, and Myself.

The Unofficial Guide to Achieving Your Goals

Author: Onyx Jones
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781491708071
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Self-Help

Picking the right goals can generate more passion in your life, but you need to take the right steps to ensure you achieve them. Author Onyx Jones, formerly a homeless single mother and now a successful entrepreneur, shares seven easy steps to set goals and make them a reality. Using this workbook, you can learn how to hold yourself accountable in fun ways; use positive thinking and visualization to manifest your goals; identify people, mentors, resources, and skills needed to achieve your goals; and develop a timeline and successful plan of action. This guide also recommends finding a goals partner, because you can achieve so much more when someone is sharing their love, support, and encouragement as you seek to live the life you want. Filled with assignments, charts, summaries, and inspirational quotes, this workbook is just what you need to boost the quality of your life. Get on the fast track to changing your life with The Unofficial Guide to Achieving Your Goals.

Thriving with Your Autoimmune Disorder

Author: Simone Ravicz
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1572241896
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

A psychologist who specializes in treating stress in women and who herself suffers from two autoimmune syndromes helps women learn how to balance their lifestyles and manage their level of stress so that they can build stronger immune systems and cope with specific autoimmune disorders.

The Family First Workbook

Author: Phil McGraw
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743280730
Release Date: 2005-09-13
Genre: Family & Relationships

The popular syndicated television psychologist and author of The Ultimate Weight Solution draws on the philosophies of his best-selling guide, Family First, in a companion workbook for parents that features group and individual exercises, scripts, and self-evaluations. Original. 200,000 first printing.

Why Can t I Be the Parent I Want to Be

Author: Charles H. Elliott
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1572241713
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

This breakthrough guide challenges parents to change their ingrained beliefs--emotional obstacles that prevent them for doing what's best for their children. Worksheets.

Messages

Author: Matthew McKay
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608820947
Release Date: 2009-03-03
Genre: Self-Help

Many people assume that good communicators possess an intrinsic talent for speaking and listening to others, a gift that can't be learned or improved. The reality is that communication skills are developed with deliberate effort and practice, and learning to understand others and communicate your ideas more clearly will improve every facet of your life. Now in its third edition, Messages has helped thousands of readers cultivate better relationships with friends, family members, coworkers, and partners. You'll discover new skills to help you communicate your ideas more effectively and become a better listener. Learn how to: Read body language Develop skills for couples communication Negotiate and resolve conflicts Communicate with family members Handle group interactions Talk to children Master public speaking Prepare for job interviews If you can communicate effectively, you can do just about anything. Arm yourself with the interpersonal skills needed to thrive.

Amongst Ourselves

Author: Tracy Alderman
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: UVA:X004465065
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Psychology

Explores the causes and symptoms of dissociative identity disorder and offers advice on living constructively with multiple personalities

The Divorce Book

Author: Peter D. Rogers
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
ISBN: 1572241365
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Family & Relationships

A guide for anyone going through a divorce or separation or for professiona counselors. Written by two psychologists, a lawyer and an educator.