If we make our opinions known, we’re bound to get some push back. But others reactions aren’t about us, they’re about our ideas and beliefs. Separating the two can help us respond less defensively and open to exploring their opinions as well. Even when others express their disagreements in a way that seems personal, remember that it’s not. When we separate who we are from our beliefs, it’s easier to consider others points of view, hear their feedback, and…

Maintain harmony.