One Life-Changing Communication Tip From a Professional Coach

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Welcome to the Daily Distance, a new daily series from the creators of #WeGotGoals. In these short episodes, we’re bringing you one daily goal you can set for yourself during this chaotic time- one actionable thing you can do to move your body, connect with a friend, prioritize your mental health, get some work done, and practice a little bit of self-care. 

Tiffany Louise

Meet Tiffany Louise, a professional coach, speaker, author, and licensed clinical social worker. In her work with individuals and couples, Tiffany’s sharing one simple yet impactful communication shift: forgoing the word “you” in an argument and replacing it with “I feel…”. Listen to this episode to hear what mindset shifts occur when you ditch the “you,” what the difference is between a therapist and coach, and how to follow your “I feel” statement for a productive, validating conversation.


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About Kristen Geil

A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Kristen moved to Chicago in 2011 and received her MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse from DePaul while trying to maintain her southern accent. Kristen grew up playing sports, and since moving to Chicago, she’s fallen in love with the lakefront running path and the lively group fitness scene. Now, as a currently retired marathoner and sweat junkie, you can usually find her trying new workouts around the city and meticulously crafting Instagram-friendly smoothie bowls. Kristen came on to A Sweat Life full-time in 2018 as Editor-in-Chief, and she spends her days managing writers, building content strategy, and fighting for the Oxford comma.