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The key to effective communication

These days, everyone is talking about communication. Communication problems in the family, communication problems with teenagers, communication problems with employees. But how are we going to get around these stumbling blocks? What can be done to create a more peaceful and harmonious environment in which to live and communicate?

Psychologies: What is good communication?

Good communication is a result of good self-awareness. Your thoughts are more structured when you know yourself well enough, and the words you use to shape your thoughts are better chosen to make them easier to understand for the interlocutor.

Communication is what we say to others about ourselves, what we think, and what we believe. Our communication style reflects our emotions and says a lot about us.

As a result, some people have a communication style that is easy to comprehend, well-structured, and expresses distinct feelings.

People with a specific motivational energy who truly communicate what they feel, what they represent, and express emotionally charged themes in words can inspire and generate deep reactions in others.

The message is reinforced by a set of nonverbal behaviors

Listening that is attentive, empathic, and uncritical, devoid of one’s own judgments and opinions, and that captures the other’s needs and expectations of you as a dialogue partner, is classified as effective communication.

The best listener is the one who sends an authentic message based on what he believes and sends it in the addressee’s language, paying attention to how he is perceived by the interlocutor and asks for feedback on a regular basis. After that, it modifies its message to properly send the data.

Communication is the foundation of any connection, no matter how fleeting. A first contact, a first impression (look, presentation), and the words selected in this regard are vital in forming a relationship.

Effective communication occurs in the framework of a relationship based on mutual respect, trust, obedience, concentration, and introspection. In such a relational setting, two people can communicate effectively, even in the lack of words.

Communication is regarded as a cornerstone in psychology because no relationship can be formed without it. Everyone recognizes the value of communication, but the style and type of communication vary between ideal and subpar performance.

Communication requires constant adaptation 

As a result, it’s difficult to consistently communicate “optimally,” because people don’t always pay attention to the intricacies of the situation or fail to articulate themselves appropriately, resulting in a failure to deliver the exact message they wish to convey.

Furthermore, many people believe they have expressed exactly what they needed to say, but they fail to consider the potential that the communication partner might not interpret it the same way, owing to personal experiences and ways of knowing each other.

As examples of inadequate communication, the psychologist can point to situations between friends, as a couple, in the family, at work with colleagues and supervisors / subordinates, and so on.