These are the skills that make relationships work! 0. Relational Circuits Our brains are designed to be in relationship. The biological switch that manages how we respond in relationships is the relational circuit. 1. Share Joy Joy is share when we use facial expressions and our vocal tones to amplify, " We are so glad to be together!" 2. Soothe Myself Learning to quiet big emotions after joyful or upsetting events. This promotes a natural rhythm of shalom in our life. 3. Form Bonds for Two Creating a mutual state of mind that brings us closer while letting us move independently, as well. 4. Create Appreciation Appreciation creates belonging, changes stress to contentment, and builds a healthy mind. 5. Form Family Bonds Family bonds help us share joy built by the people we love and provide freedom to grow and explore. 6. Identify Heart Values Heart Values give us self-awareness to the foundational cares and pain that people have and how to support each other better. 7. Tell Synchronized Stories Our brains are wired to tell stories. Prioritizing stories can help our minds work together for better relationships. 8. Identifying Maturity Levels Recognizing where we are, what we missed, and where we are going, provides a roadmap to growth. 9. Taking a Breather Build trust by reading non-verbal cues and purposefully take short pauses to avoid overwhelm. 10. Tell Non-Verbal Stories The non-verbal parts of our stories can cross cultures, bridge generations, and strengthen relationships. 11. Return to Joy Learning to quiet the distress of negative emotions to keep our brain relationally engaged. 12. Act Like Myself Living relationally and responding gracefully, as we navigate pain, fatigue, misunderstanding, and more. 13. See What God Sees Seeing people and events from the perspective of divine love provides a foundation for joy in your life. Get Free Skill Guide 14. Stop the Sark The false perspectives and stories we hold can create unhealthy responses to love in our life. 15. Quiet Interactively Skilled reading of non-verbal cues allows us to operation at high energy levels and manage our drive without hurting others. 16. Recognize Responses Styles Knowing if people are at their best with activity or solitude brings the healthiest interactions 17. Identify Attachment Styles How we attach to our caregivers influences how we interact in our adult relationships. 18. Intervene Where the Brain is Stuck Sometimes our brains need help moving out of distress. Knowing the signs can help bring more peace into your life. 19. Recover from Complex Emotions Utilizing all of the brain skills we can easily move out of the big six emotions.