Stop Chasing: Leave Space for Others to Come Forth

The worst move you can make in response to someone not showing up in your relationship is to chase him/her. Chasing, nine times out of ten, leads to the other person running further away. It’s a losing game of cat and mouse almost every time. The more you go after the person by begging, pleading, […]

10 Ways Women Give Their Power Away (Part II)

Several weeks ago, I wrote the first part of this post (http://lisamerlobooth.com/10-ways-women-give-power-away-part/); here is part II and the remaining five ways women give their power away. These ten ways are some of the most common ways we give our power away; there are many other smaller ways. As a woman, I encourage you to keep […]

Dismissiveness: Remove These 5 Statements from Your Communication

When it comes to upsets and conflict, one of the worst things you can do is respond in a way that is dismissive or minimizing. The last thing in the world people want to hear is you telling them their upset isn’t really a problem. That response is not calming. It won’t reassure them. And […]