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When A Conversation Goes Wrong

Reconciliation is often the last thing on our minds once the heat of a dispute has died down, but it is one of the ‘secret ingredients’ in mature and resilient relationships.

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Relationships and Broken Links

Relationships rely on links. Broadly speaking, good links make for good relationships. Broken links can lead to breakdowns.

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Accusations of bullying may be wrong

Nobody wins when accusations of bullying are based on a misunderstanding of what the term means.
Knee-jerk reactions based on misuse of the term do harm and conceal genuine cases of bullying.

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Anger Management Help and Advice

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the only one who gets burned.” Buddha ‘Managing Anger’ means different things to different people. If you are regularly on the receiving end of someone else’s anger, you probably wish they’d learn to handle […]

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Help kids handle disputes

The author Michael Lang suggests a few simple methods that can help children resolve their disputes. They won’t avoid conflict, but their disagreements will be less disagreeable and that will make life a lot more agreeable for parents or carers as well.

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Workplace mediation

The media love to remind us of the ubiquity of conflict, so it was a surprise to find that the Guardian had published an article on workplace mediation; “people realise that ongoing conflict is not good for them”.

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Consultancy for Workplace Relationships

Good relationships are at the heart of team performance. Consultancy for Workplace Relationships means focuses attention where it needs to be: encouraging positive and respectful interactions so that employees work together.

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Objections to Therapy – Reasons Are Not Reasons

Objections to therapy are understandable, and generally unfounded; there’s an approach to suit everyone because there are so many varieties. Here’s a video about mine.

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What is conflict resolution?

Conflict resolution or conflict management?

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Swearing at work

There was a time when the boundary between work and social life was clearly defined and only in extreme cases did anyone need to be reprimanded or corrected about inappropriate behaviour like swearing, shouting, insults or open sexual innuendo.

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