Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication

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In counseling school I discovered the concepts of verbal and nonverbal communication. Verbal communication refers to our spoken words that express our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. This excludes written expressions. Whereas, nonverbal communication refers to gestures, facial expressions and any body language that does not involve written or verbal communication. This process includes any body posture, accent, tone of voice …

3 Obstacles Preventing Effective Communication

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There are many obstacles that can block communication. As you learn how to communicate effectively, you’ll discover how to manage and eliminate the obstacles preventing your success. I recommend that you create a list of obstacles that block your communication flow, and develop a plan of action to overcome them. Here are three obstacles to get you started: Fatigue This …

7 Steps to Develop Healthy Relationships-Step 3-Become an Effective Communicator

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“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others” (Anthony Robbins). The building block for any relationship is communication. In order to develop healthy relationships, we must first understand how to communicate effectively.  Communication is defined as, “a process …