Getting to the other side of a conflict can bring tremendous relief. Or it can leave you feeling unsettled. Maybe shaken by the whole experience. Regardless of how you’re feeling in the aftermath, it’s over. There can be some nasty unintended consequences from it. So what now? How do you move forward? What conflict? One […]
You’ve tried to avoid the conflict that’s brewing. You may have tried to head it off at the pass, but maybe not. Either way, you’re in the thick of it… now what?! Let’s talk about what you can try to find your way back out of the conflict and onto more productive communication. Ellen’s Example.
Conflict is felt differently by people depending on many factors. Hard-wiring certainly plays a big part. If you’re hard-wired to prefer harmony, you’re more likely to experience conflict more easily. If you’re hard-wired to be more comfortable with pushback, you probably tend to not even realize when you’re creating conflict at times. Regardless of your
You know those conversations you dread having because you just don’t know how the other person is going to react? Or you don’t want them to react a certain way? Or you just can’t seem to get them to see things from your perspective? Those conversations require a little more planning. Let’s talk about six
I detest being told to smile more. It’s counted among the ways society has shamed women into thinking our true and sometimes forceful feelings are not okay. That said, someone put it to me another way that got me thinking. Instead of just smiling more, what if we asked ourselves, “What is my face saying