Is there someone in your life that catches you off-guard and drives you around the bend? It may be someone you really love, or want to love, but you feel like life with them is full of “gotchas!” You may well be loving a passive-aggressive person and you’ll get great insights into recognizing that behavior in this blog post.
Workplace Mediation – Managing Conflict in the Workplace because there is no question that things go sideways and upside down in the relationships, circumstances, conditions and situations at work. That’s why folks go home with their shoulders up near their earlobes! Both employers and employees need to look forward to and finish each day with Read More > >
Conflict in relationships happens! Unless we live in a vacuum, we will have conflict with others. And, even then, we would have conflicts within ourselves! That’s where mediation services are helpful! Conflict and confrontation are sparks to creativity, growth, clarity and depth…if they are handled wisely and well. Otherwise, they lead to conflagration, big fires Read More > >
If you are being held hostage, or, at least accountable, for unspoken and unwritten agreements in your relationships with yourself, at home and at work, this blog post will help you find relationship solutions that work.
If you have a contrarian–a person who always says black when you say white and has no interest in moving towards gray–that you have to work with, or happens to be a family member, these tips can help you. Contrarians seem to take great joy in the “gotcha.” Get insights into improving the relationship here.
In my seminars on Wrestling Rhinos: Conquering Conflict in the Wilds of Work…and Everywhere Else! I ask the audience how many folks came from a home where no one spoke up when they were upset or hurting, the “Do not say boo to a goose” families. Those are the homes of the “Silent Ones.” Then,…
Conflict = Fear to many people. If you don’t feel confident in yourself, your boundaries and your skills, you are likely to avoid conflict. It has an uncanny way of spilling out at the worst times, though. Better to understand why the fear is there with the insights in this post.
Dr. Rhoberta Shaler, founder of Sow Peace™ International, comments on an insightful article by Bob Billingsley about how we must be aware of our reliance on the circumstances and conditions of life, rather than on our own internal decisions. Very worth the read!
A few posts ago, I shared the quotation from [intlink id=”1649″ type=”post”]Anthony de Mello[/intlink] that best expresses why I started Sow Peace™ International: “If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect yourself with slippers than to carpet the whole earth.” It’s time to put on…
“If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect yourself with slippers than to carpet the whole earth.” ~ Anthony de Mello There is such wisdom there for me. That is why it is the key quotation on my website at Sow Peace™ : it is…