Mastering self-control by emphasizing the potential power of our speech. By understanding the power of words, we can build an inner awareness of the source of communication in order to change the social atmosphere from one of hate and animosity towards one of love, appreciation, and connection. Preparing responses is like a pilot preparing for […]
Gaining awareness of our inherent character traits to promote mindfulness in our interpersonal interactions. This workshop will examine how personality could impede positive speech, and how the use of psychology could provide necessary skills to speaking more positively. Through exploring certain flawed character traits such as anger, impatience, insecurity, and more, we can create an […]
Exploring the most impactful psychological and modern principles that directly influence speech such as the “Mirror Theory” which maintains that the negative traits we notice in others are really a manifestation of the traits in ourselves that we must take responsibility to improve. Judaism places great emphasis on using our speech in a positive way, […]
Interacting more positively on social media and technology helping to create a more positive social atmosphere. In a time in history when communication through technology is so prevalent, it is important to look at the challenges that correspond and lead to negative speech on a global scale. Explore the challenges communicating through technology brings such […]
Creating more positive interactions in relationships even under the most difficult of circumstances. To truly effect change, it is imperative to start small. Those small changes over time will create a meaningful, lasting impact on your personality and in your daily interactions with others. By choosing to see the good nature of people or situations […]
Employing the most effective techniques in conflict resolution such as learning how to respond to confrontation without generalizing, passive aggression, insults, interrupting, manipulations, and more. Miscommunication is one of the biggest sources of conflict and learning how to avoid confusion allows for constructive conflict resolution.
Exploring the connection between stress and its negative impact on speech. Learning that in less than optimal conditions, most people exhibit a lack of patience which is the key to awareness and positive interactions. Gain practical experience in maintaining positive speech even in less-than-ideal circumstances.
Infusing meaning and positivity into your life which directly impacts positive speech. By creating a goal-oriented life focused on doing good, it is imperative to learn the techniques to speak positively and apologize effectively when mistakes inevitably occur. Through an understanding of what the Torah teaches regarding speech, we can become empowered to be better […]
Recognizing individuals in a sensitive manner to appreciate differences and offer empathy as a key to mindful speaking. Become aware of the lenses through which we see the world and how focusing on the good creates a more positive social atmosphere. Discover the roadblocks to empathy and how to achieve true compassion and understanding as […]