A gesture is the use of our body to express meaning or an idea by hand, arm, head and eye movements. Gestures have different meanings and can influence the message. Be mindful as a sender and receiver of this type of non-verbal communication.
Listening is one of the hardest things about communication - here is a poster showing some obstacles that might get in the way of great listening skills. Link for poster here: http://www.witsprogram.ca/pdfs/schools/media-resources/blocks-to-listening-poster.pdf
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This is an important thing to remember when using Dear Man skill in DBT. When we assert ourselves we are often hit with "distracting" statements (insults and invalidating and hurtful taunts like: "remember when you..", "you always.."). These are designed to distract you from being calm and asserting your needs in a mature and fair manner. Always be aware to use the the "broken record" that is apart of Dear Man. Try saying "We aren't talking about that right now, at the moment we are…
What Are the Real Origins of Easter? - Good News Magazine | United Church of God. The two comments at the very bottom are hair-raising http://www.ucg.org/doctrinal-beliefs/what-are-real-origins-easter/#.UzRyp5Q6Dhg.facebook