What happens when someone brings a plate of dog poo to the potluck? In other words, a set of ideas that are indigestible, harmful, and destructive to the very concept of human dignity?Continue Reading
Combining real-life storytelling, engaging illustrations, and rigorous academic sources, Brave Talk blends humor, creativity, and interactive learning to help everyday people develop better skills for navigating conflict in order to build stronger relationships and healthier communities.Continue Reading
These are painstaking times, times of anxiety and chaos. With political strife, health and economic crises, systems in disrepair, and…Continue Reading
Fear plays an important role in difficult conversations and conflict transformation. In order to become conflict transformers, we need to…Continue Reading
A course designed for beginners covering the history and realities of racism in the United States, impact on contemporary issues, crucial concepts and ideas, and paths to allyship and further action.Continue Reading
It can feel disorienting and overwhelming to find ourselves in a moment of anger, especially when that anger is on a grand scale, like political unrest. Understanding anger is challenging, let alone experiencing the emotion in the first place.Continue Reading
For many years, I believed that power always equates with pride. I struggled with confidence, thinking I was supposed to be meek and apologetic, not powerful. I thought that holding strong opinions and speaking loudly with conviction were a dangerous game.Continue Reading
Talking across disagreement is an unpredictable nightmare for a lot of people. Tensions escalate quickly, especially in times of uncertainty. I’ve compiled a list of 11 ways to improve your conversations with people who disagree with you on any given subject.Continue Reading
It’s important to develop a process before you walk into a difficult conversation. Disagreeing in healthy ways is more than just talking at someone. It involves a process that helps the conversation becomes more effective and creates space for deeper relationships.Continue Reading
Asking questions, for some of us, might be scary. For those of us who have been rejected or punished for asking, it might seem like a threatening activity.
Whether or not we let ourselves ask questions is, in itself, a question.
Here is a mental picture that might be helpful as each of us thinks through our relationship with questions.Continue Reading