Accept Compliments Graciously‏

Congratulations! You've earned somebody's respect and admiration. What do you say to that? Are you one of those people who gets uncomfortable when someone compliments you? Why is it so difficult to accept compliments graciously? It's important to learn to accept compliments graciously. In a recent study most people deflect compliments nearly two-thirds of the time, often by suggesting that they don't deserve the praise. But deflection contradicts the person who gave the compliment, … [Read more...]

Attitude is the Key ~ WOMEN in RECOVERY

Attitudes are the evaluations and associated beliefs and behaviors towards some object. They are not stable, and because of the communication and behavior of other people, are subject to change by social influences, as well as an individual's motivation to maintain cognitive consistency when cognitive dissonance occurs--when two attitudes or when attitude and behavior conflict. Attitudes and attitude objects are functions of affective and cognitive components. It has been suggested that the … [Read more...]

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