2021-12-16 · What’s your elephant in the room? Every group — whether it’s a family or a team in the workplace — has one: an uncomfortable, complicated or charged conversation that hasn’t happened but needs to. …
2021-12-02 · Kio Stark loves to talk to strangers — but she knows every exchange started is one that must be ended. Here, she shares how to gracefully step away. I’ve spent much of the last decade studying (and…
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When there is a real or perceived differential in power or status, the person with more gravitas has the right to end the interaction and may choose to do so politely or not.
4 min read · Jan 25th · By Emma Young. Psychology provides some intriguing insights into how best to handle conversations, to turn strangers into new friends, and new friends into life-long confidantes.
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So, go on, next time you’re with a stranger, why not try striking up a conversation — it’ll probably go better than you think
4 min read · Jul 4th · You might feel anxious about talking to a stranger — including concerns that you'll run out of things to talk about, or simply have a bad time. But recent research reveals that we might not need to…
3 min read · 2021-07-17 · Facing the logical fallacies that fuel painful emotional patterns and what it takes to break them with dignity, mindfulness, and emotional maturity.
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While the death of a loved one can make the notion of moving on unfathomable at first, it also makes it, by definition, inevitable — there is no other recourse, for such loss is unambiguous and irreversible.