Rochester Hills Public Library Holds Talk on Civility

Many grew up being taught the Golden Rule, treat others as you would like to be treated, but many would argue that rule is not often used. Discussing more on this topic, the Rochester Hills Public Library will be hosting the event Civility: The Factor that Binds a Free Society. On Tuesday, January 24, at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Lee Meadows will be discussing what civility is and how common decency is constantly being challenged by social media and day-to-day stress in the modern life. A culture of the … [Read more...]

Communication: Back to the Basics Part 4

I hope that the first 3 parts of this series have been helpful reminders of simple ways to reduce conflict and improve communication in your marriages and families. There is one more golden rule to discuss, and this one is the primary phrase that we heard our parents and teachers say over and over when we were growing up. Rule #4: Treat others the way you want to be treated. When all else fails, and when we can’t remember in the heat of the moment those constructive suggestions that we wanted … [Read more...]