Article Summary by Christian Hadley
Are you a person that can easily connect with most anyone? Or are you challenged when it comes to connecting? Our approach is very important. Taking in our thoughts about situations and how we relay our messages can determine how successful a connection can be between another person. It is important to be present while trying to connect emotionally with another person. Put away the phone, keep eye contact and remember to breathe. When we forget to breathe we can quickly find ourselves in a state of reactivity. Sherianna Boyle suggests 5 ways to foster tolerance through emotional connection:
We usually find it much easier to connect emotionally when we find ourselves feeling safe. Keep confident during all situations and try to stay non-defensive. This will help the connection be more easily found on an emotional level and the person will better understand the place you are coming from.
Be more present and continue to work on creating these emotional connections, and the relationships that you have will flourish. If you find yourself struggling, let our experts at SHAW Center for Healing guide you. To read the full article, click here.
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