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10 Creative Questions to Help You Break Conflict Deadlock

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Questions have been called ‘keys’; they can open the door to new thinking. These questions can help you find a way past an impasse. They offer the chance to... Continue Reading

Difficult Behaviour at Work

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The cost of disputes at work goes far beyond the direct impact on those involved. Continue Reading

Relationship Failing? No Problem

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If you find yourself in a relationship that’s struggling and are unsure where to turn here’s something you can do to clarify things. Continue Reading

Helping Kids Handle Disputes – a Vital Set of Skills for Life

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An important but neglected aspect is how we use 'incidents' as learning opportunities when supervising our kids. Rather than scolding them when they get into a spat, we can... Continue Reading

The ‘Fixer’ – Whose Needs Are We Talking About?

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If you are a fixer it can be a tough habit to break. It may help to remember that 'fixing' people's problems doesn't help them in the long run. Continue Reading

It Was Polite When It Left My Lips – Distorted Meanings

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How do my carefully chosen words get changed in the short distance from speaker to listener? Distorted meanings cause so much trouble. Continue Reading

How to Avoid Fights That Can End the Relationship

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Disagreements, even major ones, don't have to become fights that can end the relationship. But take heart, there's plenty you can do to avoid ending it. Continue Reading

Balanced Relationships Don’t Need Blame

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Ducking the serious issues in a relationship prevents mutual growth and understanding. It's the stuff that wisdom is made of to be able to take a mature view,... Continue Reading

Why Do We Always Hurt The One We Love?

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Do we always hurt the one we love? Well, not always, of course. Still, if we’re honest, most of us can identify with the words of the song: “Here... Continue Reading

Conflict ‘Hot Buttons’ That Stay Hot

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Recurring and unsatisfiable themes arise wherever people get together, particularly if they spend any time together. Here are two routes out of the danger zone. Continue Reading
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