For A Better Relationship,Walk In Their Shoes

For A Better Relationship,Walk In Their Shoes

“Here’s Something New To Feel Good About Today!”

Is there someone in your life that you find especially difficult to deal with? Watch the movie, In Her Shoes; you might gain a different perspective on improving relationships.

Last night as I was skipping channels on HBO, I came across this movie from 2005. I was entertained, moved to tears, and most of all inspired. On the surface it tells a compelling story about the enduring bond between sisters. Looking deeper, I discovered many valuable messages as this shattered family grew to understand one another and heal themselves through the process.

Too often I jump to conclusions and pass judgments about people. I become self-righteous and angry when they act in ways that upset my values. After watching this movie, I came to understand that there are many sides to the same story. Each of us has our own perspective. In the end it’s not about being right and making the other person wrong. The way to create better relationships is to try and understand the other person’s point of view.

I would love to know what you take away from watching this movie. Share with us, so we can all learn from your point of view. If you like this post bookmark it. Please send the URL to others you think might benefit from learning to walk in someone’s shoes today.

“Find Something New To Feel Good About Everyday!”

Your HandPrints Pass-Along Relationship Tip:

Seeing things from someone else’s point of view, creates understanding and a closer bond between you.

— This Months HandPrints PASS-ALONG Relationship TIPs:

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Photo of Shoes by Wyatt D. Photography

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  1. Avatar of Sophia

    I like that movie a lot! I will watch it again. I hope you can post more articles like this, so we can be reminded of those good old movies that could inspire or make us aware of things.

  2. Avatar of Apple

    Thanks for posting this article. I will check on that movie. I am not sure if I did watch it before. I agree sometimes we judged a person by what he or she has done, not knowing the whole story and how that person feels like. Your article is an eye- opener. We need to be reminded that there is always a story behind everything.

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About the Author : Marlene

My passion has always been storytelling whether that involves writing or imagery. Following this passion, I built a 20-year career licensing my unique hand painted illustrations and product designs to renowned companies in the gift, paper, and home décor categories. My clients include Waterford Wedgwood, Tiffany & Co., George Caspari, Shurman Fine Papers, Block China, Simon & Schuster, Random House, Cartier, Shaw Living, Stephen Lawrence, and many more. To view samples of my artwork, just go to Now, my passion has taken me to blogging, compiling, and sharing stories of people who in their own small way have made a difference in someone’s life; stories that have the amazing ability to reawaken our senses to experience everything that is and can be good in the world and connect us with each other.

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