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Home for the Holidays-Tips for overcoming holiday anxiety and stress.

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  Article written by R. Morgan Griffin and originally posted on WebMD. Controlling Holiday Stress Experts say that the holidays can make people feel out of control. We feel at the mercy of our relatives or steamrolled by the sheer force of family tradition. But you have a say. The key is to take some control […]

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The Power of Silence

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  Article written by Jim Fannin and originally posted on Huffington Post. Silence is powerful. It’s between the notes of some of the greatest songs ever recorded. We don’t always notice because multiple tracks of vocals, percussion, string and horns block it out. But silence is there. Without it, the recording would just be noise. […]

Why becoming more argumentative will make you smarter

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  Article written by Timandra Harkness and originally posted on BBC. I’m sure you’ll agree with me if I suggest human beings generally want to avoid conflict. “Most of the time we’re trying to get on with people,” says professor of conversation analysis at Loughborough University, Liz Stokoe. Even when we disagree, we try to signal that […]

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8 things successful people do when they don’t like someone

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  Article written by Lindsay Dodgson and originally posted on Business Insider Nordic. Unless you’re a genetic anomaly, it’s likely you will meet people you don’t like throughout your lifetime. Whether it’s your mother-in-law or one of your colleagues, you’re bound to come across someone you simply don’t click with. According to Deep Patel, author […]

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Leigh Anne’s Story Continues: Where Did I Learn to Fight Like This?

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As I have been thinking about my relationship with my significant other, I’ve had to reflect on my past to help me understand why I do what I do in the present. Truthfully, I learned my style of arguing from my dad. He had a way of being overly protective to the point of paranoia, […]

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Leigh Anne’s Story- Weathering the Storm of Conflict During Times of Change

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  I recently moved to BC from Ontario with my partner of just over a year. We made the decision to relocate provinces after only a month of meeting each other. The catalyst for the move was his limited two-year working-holiday visa from the UK and not wanting to pass up an opportunity to ski […]

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“I Need a Break from our Conversation”: When and How to Walk Away

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Most adults know that there is no reasoning with a child in the heat of a temper tantrum. What if we applied this same understanding to adults in conflict? What if we accepted that adults tantrum too and at times are not open to rational dialogue? What if we accepted that each one of us […]

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Keeping Your Cool in Conversation: Attend to Your Internal Signals

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Have you ever been in the trenches of a challenging and emotional conversation, where you find yourself fighting feelings of nausea, dizziness, shortness of breath or even numbness? Your heart begins to race, your throat constricts and the conversation seems to be moving so quickly you can’t even attend to these physiological changes. You say […]

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Negotiating with an Attitude of Mutual Gain

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Traditionally, many of us have learned that a good negotiation involves putting our needs and concerns at the forefront of the dialogue. If we come out ahead of the other party, the negotiation or resolution will have been a success. In essence, we engage in fighting and exhausting tactics so that we walk away with […]

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Five Easy Ways for Families to Hold Onto Their Summer Bliss

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As long days become shorter and a cool breeze replaces the lazy heat, you might find yourself trying to hold onto the glow of summer while reluctantly moving towards the coolness of autumn. As is the case with most families with children, September brings with it a change in schedules, demands on time, drop offs […]

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