Constructive communication

In this section we look at constructive communication, watch our video and go through some exercises that will give you tools to use to help you communicate better.

Watch this video and then follow the exercises below about constructive communication.

In this section we look at constructive communication and explain how 'You' versus 'I' can help you communicate better

You versus I

Find out how using the word 'I' instead of 'You' can help you communicate better.

Take a look at the 'You versus I ' cards below and think about how you use these words in your day to day communication and what effect they have on the rest of your conversation. 


Beginning with 'You' can lead to conflict whereas beginning with 'I' can help the conversation be constructive.

 'You' cards

 'I' cards

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