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Returning to in-person work can feel a bit awkward after working remotely for the last year and a half.
While some may be eager to share experiences with coworkers, others may not be ready to talk about the emotional experiences they've been through. Personal interaction with other people m...
One of the most fundamental social skills is attunement - the ability to be aware of your own feelings while connecting with another individual and managing conflict.
Attunement consists of four components that can help you stay in sync with others, especially in difficult ...
You can cultivate a relaxed awareness, calm your nervous system and feel more grounded.
Notice the other person's cues. Consider what they're saying and expressing as very valuable to you.
As you listen, check in with yourself from time to time and notice your own feelings. If you feel tense, go to the first step - let your shoulders drop and relax as you take a mindful br...
We seldom have the same experiences or views as another person and should be tolerant of their perspectives. Cultivating self- and other-focused compassion can help in navigating conflict.
Consider the obstacles that may prevent you from understanding the other person, such as assumptio...
Communication is often more effective when we meet the other person where they are mentally and emotionally.
Allow the other person to start with what's on their mind. By being open and interested, you foster a greater connection. In turn, they may be more open and responsive to you.
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