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Building a motivated family support team

Today the family is commonly defined in terms of strongly supportive, long-term roles and relationships between people who may or may not be related by blood or marriage.

Do you think about your family’s support as a championship team? If it was a championship team, what new remarkable things could it accomplish?

Picture in your mind what the ingredients are of your championship team. Here is what you might see.

  • Each family team member would be motivated by strong desire to make a personal contribution to the success of the family.
  • Each family team member would personally benefit from using their time, talents and resources because of how they helped each other.
  • Each family team memberwould mature emotionally because of the relationships and bonds with other team members.

Using the results of the FamilyEQ Resource Builder as a guide, your family can use new empathy-driven interpersonal skills to build a championship team.

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Reducing Stress: Rate Your Reactivity

If you are trying to reduce stress, one of the first and most difficult steps is realizing your feelings and behavior are not a direct result of another’s behavior. My feelings are the result of what the others person’s behavior means to me. If my wife Karen comes home from work and fails to speak […]

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The 12 Steps for Daily Living – Resolving Problems and Gaining Peace

What are the things in your life that constantly cause you relationship problems? Anger about your circumstances? Fear of trying something new to overcome a life challenge? Bitterness that a nagging problem never seems to get resolved? Jealousy and lust that others appear to have more than we do? These feelings are common to the […]

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