Positive Communication

Here you will find science-based articles, resources, and worksheets to help others improve their communication skills and better interact with others.

Conflict Resolution Training

Conflict Resolution Training: 18 Best Courses and Master’s Degrees

All humans have some things in common. We all need air to breathe and water to stay alive. We are all social beings, and if [...]

Positive Communication

How to Foster Positive Communication: 9 Effective Techniques

Can you recall a really good conversation you’ve had? What was memorable about it? Was it the topic, the words, or just a feeling it [...]

Communication in therapy

Communication Skills in Counseling & Therapy: 17 Techniques

Positive outcomes from therapy and counseling rely on the strength of the relationship between the mental health professional and the client. Such connections build on [...]

Active listening techniques

How to Practice Active Listening: 16 Examples & Techniques

Are you a good listener? Do you wonder if you could be better? Good listeners can stay present and engaged with what is being said. [...]

Nonverbal communication cues

How to Read Nonverbal Communication Cues: 5 Techniques

While we often consider verbal and nonverbal communication as distinct or even in opposition to each other, they are, in fact, closely entangled. Verbal communication [...]

How to express feelings

How to Help Clients Express Their Emotions: 6 Worksheets

Our emotions result from our interactions with the environment and each other, guiding us through the many and varied situations we encounter in life and [...]

Conflict resolution family

Family Conflict Resolution: 6 Worksheets & Scenarios (+ PDF)

Families are surprisingly resilient, usually able to withstand and recover from severe conflict between family members and quickly return to familiar interactive patterns (Goldenberg, 2017). [...]

Conflict resolution relationships

Conflict Resolution in Relationships & Couples: 5 Strategies

Conflicting goals, motives, and needs can cause stress in any relationship, particularly a romantic one. While conflict is not uncommon, if left unresolved along with [...]

Empathic listening

How to Improve Your Empathic Listening Skills: 7 Techniques

People are suffering. Social and personal complexities have amplified anxiety and depression, pushing people to their limits. How can we help a hurting person? Beyond [...]

Nonverbal communication

Nonverbal Communication Skills: 19 Theories & Findings

In 1956, sociologist Erving Goffman wrote The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. In it, he introduces the concept of dramaturgy, which compares everyday social [...]