Pack up your conflicts and go to the beach.

Pack up your conflicts and go to the beach.

  • April 16, 2014

When I need to detox my mind and soul, I pull out my favorite conflict resolution tool: I go to the beach. One of the easiest conversations in my family is about potential destinations for a short get-away. Ten times out of eleven, the decision is unanimous: Let’s go to…

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No beating up on yourself allowed.

No beating up on yourself allowed.

  • April 2, 2014

Are you stuck in a hole of could, should and would? Beating up on yourself over past mistakes won’t help anybody. In difficult conversations, everybody messes up on occasion. It’s inevitable. Because we’re human. What’s equally human is our tendency to beat up on ourselves afterwards. We get caught up…

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