Articles related to Relationship Skills

This page shows all Seishindo Articles related to Relationship Skills by date with the latest practice at the top of the list. Click on any to read more.

  • Creating a self-fulfilling prophecy
    July 29, 2013

    “It’s amazing and sad to watch how strongly both of you critique each other, while at the same time neither one of you seems to have the ability to properly critique yourself. You each strive to increase your self-image, by demonstrating how much more you know in comparison to your partner.”

  • Learning From Life
    November 24, 2005

    Do you ever find yourself thinking, “Life has taught me some tough lessons, and the scars do not heal easily.”? What I would like to suggest in this article is that you can learn valuable lessons from the past, rather than allowing the past to limit your future.

  • Appreciating your exceptional learning abilities
    November 17, 2005

    Every teacher, parent, and leader needs to realize that each human being has their own unique way of learning and excelling. When we lose sight of this, everyone suffers.

  • We-dentity – As compared to “I” dentity
    November 17, 2005

    Feeling that you belong to a group, whether it is family, friends, or at work, is important to one’s sense of health, well-being, and identity.

  • Teaching others to be kind, and positively oriented
    November 17, 2005

    In various relationships we need to learn how to join with and utilize a person’s current “bad” behavior in order to induce them to act in a more positively oriented manner. This article will teach you just such a method.

  • The Web of Life
    November 17, 2005

    The web of life is always there, ready to teach us a “special” lesson of some sort or another, if only we would notice.

  • Are You Feeling in Control?
    November 17, 2005

    When it is all said and done, do you feel like you mostly stay on an even keel emotionally in your business and personal life? If not, this article can help you consider what you might need to be doing differently.

  • Is it finally time to forgive?
    November 17, 2005

    In order to free ourselves from the pain of anger and resentment we need to be able to forgive our self and others. The longer we dwell on hurtful situations from the past, the longer we keep our self from living fully in the present.

  • I hope you are not too proud to learn from a dog
    November 17, 2005

    Without words, we cannot separate ourselves from others. Without thinking there is no pain. Without judgment there is no right and wrong, good and bad. When you are only here, only now, you will “only” experience your core self, and feel at peace.

  • Feeling Beneath Our Fears
    November 17, 2005

    Listening deeply to your own mammalian nature has the power to profoundly enrich your life.

  • What is your primary identity?
    November 17, 2005

    I can say from my twenty plus years of Aikido practice, that responding to aggressive fear with connection and calmness, is a very transformative experience for both parties involved. There is something so special about being in a highly challenging situation, and “poof” prior to thinking you find yourself taking a deep breath, and feeling ...

  • Where do “I” begin and end?
    November 17, 2005

    Today, I am inviting you to explore the boundaries of “self.” I ask you to ponder where “I” begins and ends. What is part of “me” and what is outside of “me”? Who and what is “you”? What is “us” and what is “them”?

  • With a little help from our friends
    March 18, 2005

    Our nervous system is an “open loop learning system” that draws on energetic connections with others in order to continually adapt and hopefully flourish. This concept of “open loop learning” is very much a part of the theory of Aikido.

  • A small piece of carpet can add to your self-confidence
    December 1, 2003

    Self-confidence plays an important role in determining how you perform in the world. This is true for dogs, as well as people!