Saying What's Real: Seven Keys to Authentic Communication and Relationship Success

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H J Kramer, Feb 8, 2011 - Self-Help - 192 pages
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Susan Campbell’s advice is as provocative as it is simple: stay present and get real in your relationships. Demystifying the process of becoming completely honest with your spouse, your friends, and your business associates, she provides seven key phrases that will dramatically improve your ability to communicate. In these pages, Dr. Campbell offers succinct and practical insight on how to transform your communication into a process of relating to others in a direct and positive way. The seven key phrases will show you how to: bring passion and vitality to your interactions respond authentically to mixed messages and hidden agendas deal effectively with conflict and differences transmit a powerful personal presence clear anger and resentment in a nonblaming, compassionate way keep your mind free of unfinished business and unprocessed feelings express your needs powerfully and without manipulation
 

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Psychologist, dating coach, and author (The Couple's Journey ), Campbell takes on the task of letting one's guard down and clearly expressing thoughts and feelings. She explains how many people do not ... Read full review

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I already use a lot of the tools that are in this book and so there wasn't much new or surprising but I do think this would be a helpful resource for people who do have trouble communicating. The ... Read full review

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Contents

Hearing You Say That I Feel
3
I Want
21
I Have Some Feelings to Clear
41
Im Getting Triggered
63
I Appreciate You For
77
I Hear You and I Have a Different Perspective
91
Can We Talk about How Were Feeling?
103
8 Working with the Seven Keys
121
Resources to Support PresentCentered Communication
133
The Seven Keys at a Glance
143
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
145
INDEX
147
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
157
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Susan Campbell has worked as a corporate consultant, psychologist, professional speaker, and seminar leader. She is the author of six books, including From Chaos to Confidence (Simon & Schuster 1995), and she has been featured in Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today, and Lear's. She resides in Northern California.

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