Back by Popular Demand Series: Love Language Part 1 – Words of Affirmation

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Verbal compliments, or words of affirmation, are powerful communicators of love. They are best expressed in simple, straightforward statements of affirmation, such as: “You look sharp in that suit.” “Do you ever look nice in that dress! Wow!” “You must be the best potato cook in the world. I love […] Read more »

Gary Chapman’s Five Love Languages and their use in the Workplace

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This reminded me of the multifaceted usability of Gary Chapman's approach. If you want to read more about the different love languages, you can find plenty of my articles about it here (click here). His approach on teaching us how different people show love and how different people feel the love that you're intending to show them has been an integral part of counselling couples, families and children to understand themselves and each other better. When I've worked with this model with couples I have many times that they come back reporting how it not only improves their relationship with each other but also tought them something about how to relate to their work colleagues, employees, friends, children etc. Read more »

Love Language Part 4 – Acts Of Service

Actions like cooking a meal, setting a table, washing dishes, vacuuming, taking out the garbage, moving the grass, changing the cat’s litter tray, etc are all acts of service. They require thought, planning, time, effort, and energy. If done with a positive spirit, they are indeed expressions of love. Within […] Read more »

The Five Love Languages

So what are the 5 Love Languages? Each person feels and shows love in different ways. Let’s see if you recognize yourself and your loved ones by reading the description of the 5 Love Languages. Click here to read the description of the 5 types. You can rate the article […] Read more »