communication

Q & Sharlinda Parker talked about their "Couples 412" program for married people.

Q, founding member of Grammy-winning and multi-platinum R&B group 112, and his wife Sharlinda Parker started Couples 412, which was designed to strengthen marriages by focusing on God’s divine plan for husbands and wives. They explain where in the bible number 412 came from, and how the monthly program works to help married couples empower […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell speaks directly to those who are “always in they feelings.” She explains that such a phrase, when you say it to someone else, never really communicates how you’re actually feeling? Is it anger, hurt, sadness? It’s important, Erica Campbell says, for us to be able to communicate […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell encourages us to look at the way we resolve our issues with friends and loved ones. When we’ve got problems with somebody, the mature, grown thing to do is to talk to them directly about it first. Often, though, we find ourselves spreading a lot of the […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell shares some marriage tips with the help of her esteemed guest and husband Warryn Campbell. She talks about what happens when she’s feeling angry at her husband, but doesn’t quite know how to articulate her feelings yet. Warryn sheds some light about what it’s like to be […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell speaks directly to those who are “always in they feelings.” She explains that such a phrase, when you say it to someone else, never really communicates how you’re actually feeling? Is it anger, hurt, sadness? It’s important, Erica Campbell says, for us to be able to communicate […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell shares a personal tip she implements in communicating with her husband and keeping her marriage strong. She explains that the instinct with loved ones and difficult conversations is to avoid saying the things that are hard to say. But, as it turns out, those are the most […]

Not only do you teach people how to treat you, you can teach theme how to speak to you, too. One of the best lessons I could have ever learned from the women in my family is how to be a lady. That included having a respectful discourse with just about everyone. At the end […]

Calling customer service can be  a trying thing. We all have had horrible customer service calls.   Always keep in mind that your frustration should…

While sitting outside eating Chipotle for lunch, I couldn’t help but stare at the buildings and people walking in my vicinity. While there were countless commuters and tourists strolling near my table, I still felt alone and unsure of my place in the sea of people around me. It then dawned on me that even […]

Have you ever had a moment where you feel like you made up a situation entirely in your mind? Perhaps in an interaction with someone, you took a comment or glance the wrong way and let preconceived notions get in the way of what was really happening. This often is what happens to me in […]

Ask a typical group of couples what they feel would help their marriages and the usual response is communication. Pry further as to what communication means to them and answers vary: “Having any communication would be a nice change.” “Really listening to each other.” (Usually this translates, “That jerk doesn’t hear a word I say.” […]