Solving Problems with Others

There are many different ways to deal with relationship difficulties. Some are more effective than others. Demonizing and building a mental case against them, so we don’t have to take responsibility for the disharmony, is not an effective approach. Directly...

The Healthy Solution

Living on the same planet is similar to living in the same house. Think of various countries as different rooms. Our amazing ability to connect with one another through cell phones and computers brings this fact home more than ever before. Just as disharmony in the...

Take a Breather

Extended arguments result from people sticking stubbornly to their positions. If you’re in a conflict, take a break from the energy of the disagreement. A brief interlude can make it easier to open to new perspectives. And step away from your position....

Hold the Space

When someone in your life creates drama and you engage, you fan the flames of conflict. However, if you understand that it’s not personal and not your problem, you’ll diffuse their energy. When there’s nothing to push against, the issue will fall...