Have you heard about the woman who decided to change her husband? He changed. Now she claims “He’s not the man I married!”
The person who intends to do the changing, too often the wife, might think she means well, working on areas that might really need some improvement. But what’s the motivation to change someone else? To be happier? To make life easier? Isn’t that what we all secretly want? Or is it just to get one’s own way?
Assess, Address and Progress Your Project Capacity
According to the dictionary, capacity is the ability or power to do, experience or understand something. It plays a silent, often overlooked, part in the success of your dreams and goals.
I work with individuals and couples so they better understand their strengths and how to maximize them for personal and business success. I’m putting together a program to reach as many people as possible, and I’ll be posting information regularly.
I look at weeds and marvel how fast they grow compared to the plants I take care to grow. But then it struck me – it’s a natural thing with a supernatural correlation… I have to aggressively keep pulling the weeds in my life. Both the ones in my garden and my heart.
Extensive research and actual case studies about Life Languages™ reveal seven distinct communication styles that we all possess. But of course we don’t possess all seven equally. We’re as unique as our fingerprint or a snowflake. An infinite God can create infinite options for us. And He does.
Sylvia stared at her profile as I shared with the group about the seven different language types. Character strengths, distress triggers, how it can help you better understand yourself and others. Tears streamed down her cheeks as I talked about the Responder – compassionate, sensitive and warm, creative, wanting to please others. All she ever wanted was unconditional acceptance and it seemed like all her family wanted was for her to wait on them. Of course, she always said yes, but each time she seemed to slide deeper into a self absorbed depression.