Maintaining connections with other people is a major factor in optimal aging. In this section, a number of contributors share their ideas and research on maintaining healthy relationships and establishing new ones.
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If You Want a Story, Sit Down and I'll FInd One for You by Garrison Keillor
(May 20, 2022)
Storytelling is an art of necessity, which all of us engage in,, but not all do well…
Topics: Communication • Language, Meaning • Memories • Relationships
Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation by Marcel Schwantes / Inc.
(July 31, 2021)
Get rid of the small talk…
Topics: Change • Communication • Learning • Relationships
Don't Be a Bad Listener by Stephanie Vozza / Fast Company
(July 16, 2021)
We come into conversations with our own agendas and low attention spans, but if you want to build better relationships you need to master active listening…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring • Attitudes • Character, Integrity • Choices and Decision Making • Civility • Communication • Relationships
America Isn't Awkward Enough by Adam Kotsko / Zocalo Public Square
(July 15, 2021)
Our anti-social norms keep us from engaging in the uncomfortable moments that lead to real change…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring • Attitudes • Change • Character, Integrity • Choices and Decision Making • Communication • COVID-19 • Relationships • Wellness
COVID's Impact on Language by James N. Watkins
(March 12, 2021)
New words and phrases; classic words and phrases dusted off…
Topics: Communication • COVID-19 • History • Language, Meaning • News
Truth Decay by David Gushee / Baptist News Global
(January 30, 2021)
Truth is interpersonal and covenantal…
Topics: Communication • Ethics & Morality • Faith • Relationships • Trust
Flaming Emails and Comments by James N. Watkins
(January 29, 2021)
How to deal with them…
Topics: Civility • Communication • Internet • Relationships • Writing
On Expressing Feelings by Ken Potts
(August 17, 2020)
Emotionsal honesty has its limits…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring • Character, Integrity • Communication • COVID-19 • Family • Parenting, Parents • Psychology, Psychological Health • Relationships
The Truth About Lying by James N. Watkins
(August 7, 2020)
Don't destroy your credibility—check the facts and the Good Book!…
Topics: Bible • Character, Integrity • Communication • COVID-19 • Current Events, News • Fraud • Language, Meaning • Media • News • Relationships • Social Issues • Social Media • Trust • Writing
Open Mic for Authors Reported by Stu Johnson
(June 10, 2020)
Special event for senior writers…
Topics: Communication • Language, Meaning • Writing
Life's Too Complex… by Ken Potts
(October 13, 2019)
…for 'bumper sticker' philosophies…
Topics: Communication • Relationships • Writing
'Winning' an Argument by Ken Potts
(June 30, 2019)
It's not always the mot important thing…
Topics: Civility • Communication • Relationships