Let Others Be

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/LetOthersBe.mp3For John O’Brien, his hope was that we may care enough to love enough to share enough to let others become what they can be; but how do we do this at home, at work, and in the context of our other important relationships? Consider the following strategies. They may or may not work equally […]

6 Tips for Teams

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/6TipsForTeams.mp31. Be cooperative. This means you work well with others and are there to help as appropriate, when needed. 2. Be loyal. This means you hang in there with the ups and downs and are supportive of and with others when there is internal or external conflict or criticism. 3. Be caring and concerned. This […]

30 Tips for Better Personal Relationships

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/30TipsForBetterPersonalRelationships.mp31. Be Accepting This means you are okay with me as is, with no interest in trying to change me. 2. Be Affectionate This means you find opportunities to be warm and close with me. 3. Be Ambitious This means you are always on the outlook for chances to improve our lives. 4. Be Assertive […]

Too Much You and Not Enough Me

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/TooMuchYouAndNotEnoughMe.mp3There is a space between you and me where the balance is just about right, but if the balance gets out of balance, all is not well. That’s true whether you are my child, my partner, my employer, or just someone who wants and needs my attention. In this episode of Audio Tidbits, I give […]

Being Your Own Person

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/BeingYourOwnPerson.mp3Do you know someone who is proud of being his or her own person? By that, they mean that the social rules and customs that apply to most of us just don’t apply to them. They think that conforming and predictability are for everyone else but not for them. They are their own person and […]

The Color of Calm

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/TheColorOfCalm.mp3How often do you find yourself close to others who are having an emotional meltdown? They may be uncomfortably anxious. They may be irrationally angry. They may be alarmingly depressed. More likely, they are just far enough into their meltdown to cause you discomfort and concern. What to do? Please listen and consider a tip […]

Respect Isn’t Optional

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/WhoDoYouRespect.mp3It’s not altogether true that respect isn’t optional, at least for some people. For you though, respecting some folks and not others, being respectful only now and then are never options. Why? Please listen and see if you agree.

Just One Big Unhappy Family (Part 5)

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/JustOneBigUnhappyFamily(Part5).mp3So far, you have developed a wide range of understanding and skills to assess families at risk. You have studied the behavior and attitudes of family members and have thought about stress, depression, value problems, and other personal issues. Your learning has included identifying specific signs of risk and seeing how they are experienced by […]

Just One Big Unhappy Family (Part 4)

https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/garycrow.net/audio/JustOneBigUnhappyFamily(Part4).mp3This episode of Audio Tidbits Podcast brings you Part 4 of Just One Big Unhappy Family. If you combine this episode with the first three, you will have all of the tools you need to assess your family’s level of risk and will better understand the why and what of family risk. In this episode, […]