Say Something? Or Just Listen?

Photo by Jerry Pereida on Unsplash Last week I gave you three important inner-resourcing, self-management practices: 1. Actually feeling the impact that things have on you when they say something triggering2. Looking for the gold buried underneath people’s...

Speak or Stay Silent?

When should we say something? It’s not always easy to know when to speak up for something you believe in, and when it might be wiser to remain silent.Recently I took my daughter “home” to visit the Egyptian side of her family, in Egypt.  Upwards...

Rock that Boat (with Empathy).

This week I rocked the boat by setting some new boundaries with people I love.I asked for what I wanted, knowing it would be counter-cultural.It wasn’t easy.  I was scared.Normally, I’d just manage the conflict internally, and not “get...
Listening from the Heart

Listening from the Heart

Have you ever let things go because you are kind and generous … but then later find yourself indignantly accusing that same person of not fully appreciating you? Then you have a horrible argument and you each withdraw to lick your wounds. But, because you are a...