The quality (including the joy, usefulness, and potential) of any of your relationships depends directly on the level of trust between you.
To increase the trust in any relationship–at work or at home–you have to be more vulnerable.
To be more vulnerable, trust in yourself. Trust that you can handle the situation you find yourself in. Improve your relationship with yourself so that you know you will be fine no matter what happens. QED
In your corner,
PS: Full circle, woot!