The 5-7 minute rule of talking about work with your spouse

The 5-7 minute rule of talking about work with your spouse: In countless counseling sessions, I've heard partners share their struggles with the "work conversations" when getting home after a long day. In the workplace setting, there are conflicts, crises, and criticism which takes an emotional toll. Naturally, a spouse might want to share their … Continue reading The 5-7 minute rule of talking about work with your spouse

Healthy Communication: What do I say?… How do I say it?

by Rafee Jajou Rafee serves as the employee staff care lead at Christian Bros and provides a pastoral presence in La Mesa.  He is a partner with Squarepatch (an employee care service).  He's also my homie and good friend! I was raised in a home with a lot of unhealthy communication. Shaming and blame was almost … Continue reading Healthy Communication: What do I say?… How do I say it?