The importance of clear communication in conflict

I’m willing to bet that just about all of us have been in a situation in which a conflict presents itself and, as a result of muddled and misconstrued communication, messages were misinterpreted and the conflict became even more pronounced. Things were said, feelings were hurt, and the issue at hand only became more intensified … More The importance of clear communication in conflict

Read this to learn how to deescalate a situation

We’ve all been there. You’re having a somewhat heated conversation with someone about an issue of some sort, and while things may begin relatively calmly, after a while, the discussion takes an entirely new direction. Shortly thereafter, you’re dodging inanimate objects being launched at your from across the room. This is a rather dramatic example, … More Read this to learn how to deescalate a situation

Social media: communication channels or argumentative platforms?

A few days ago, my boyfriend and I were conversing about all of the social media postings as of late regarding changes to abortion laws in the U.S. If you use social media, you’ve likely noticed the onslaught of individuals advocating their stance on abortion across all platforms. I said to my boyfriend that while … More Social media: communication channels or argumentative platforms?