Can you offer any advice to someone who is shy and lonely but who also deals with social anxiety disorder? These are people who would like a close friend or several, but for whom speaking with someone can be intimidating, and for whom social events can be overwhelming or even frightening.
Close To A Shy Guy
When someone does something that consistently bothers you, can you talk about the issue with them? Does the conversation tend to spiral down into a harsh back-and-forth? In this podcast, psychologist Dr. Chris Grace and communication expert Dr. Tim Muehlhoff talk about key ways you can slow down these tense conversations and communicate how you feel without the conversation disintegrating.
When you enter an argument or a discussion with someone, what is happening as you are trying to convince them of your perspective? When you really do believe that you are right, how do you convince them? Today, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace offer answers from psychology and communication theory.
When your dream of playing basketball is lost over a broken knee, where do you find hope? When you experience someone in your life coming down with cancer, what keeps your head up? In this podcast today, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace talk about how deeply we can feel disappointment and how we might combat that with gratitude.
There’s no doubt we live in the age of the self-focused “selfie.” We even tend to use self-perceptions to evaluate how others interpret and see us. This happens so automatically that we often don't even realize it. Today, Dr. Chris Grace explains how we can combat our harsh, often damaging self-perceptions.
Our college student thinks she may have finally met ‘the love of her life’ this semester and has already invited him to a number of family functions. To be perfectly honest, we are more anxious than thrilled. Do I just hide my feelings, or is it better to be truthful about what I see as a possible mistake in the making?
Speak or Hold My Peace
This is a special episode of our Art of Relationships podcast. Both recorded and filmed on Facebook Live during this past Valentine's Day, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff and Dr. Chris Grace recorded their thoughts on "The Real News about Fake Love." They share insight into how to tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships and real versus fake love. Watch the video accompanied with the podcast to see how the two of them interact! Listen as they take questions from their viewers!
Have you noticed? The culture around us pushes an idea that we should never settle for something we have, always trying to reach out for something bigger or better, newer or more intriguing. Today Dr. Chris Grace and Dr. Tim Muehlhoff explain how taking time to be grateful for what you have can be a way to fight discontent. See if any of their tips resonate with you!
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