I enjoy positive interactions with my peers

My interactions with friends and associates are pleasant because they are based on trust and mutual respect. Offensiveness and strife are absent from my relationships. My peers and I get along peacefully by sincerely caring for one another.

I enjoy positive interactions with my peers because I choose to see them the way they see themselves. I replace negative thoughts about my peers with compassion and focus on pleasant interactions.

I am free from the fear of being in social situations. I feel comfortable around other people. I need other people in my life the same as they need me; therefore, I seek to spend time around others.

My communication skills are improving as I learn that it is better to listen than to speak. I lend a listening ear to others, giving them the opportunity to express themselves. I refrain from judgment as I hear what they have to say.

I save my opinions and my comments until others are finished speaking because it is the proper thing to do. I resist the urge to interject or interrupt when others are speaking.

I exercise maturity by measuring my words carefully and bridling my tongue. Instead of making myself the focus of every conversation, I ask questions and get to know my peers.

People enjoy speaking to me because I express genuine interest in getting to know them. I deflect any attention I receive because I prefer getting to know others over simply talking incessantly about myself.

Today, I choose to focus on the positive within each individual I come in contact with. I remove myself from the spotlight long enough to get to know someone else.

Self-Reflection Questions

1. How can I improve the interactions I have with my peers?
2. Am I a good listener?
3. Which one of my peers do I most enjoy speaking with? What is it about them that draws me in?