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Knee-Jerk Reaction

You have likely heard the expression “knee-jerk reaction”. Just in case, this idiom refers to our sudden bodily response to being hit on our knee – called patella. I think it is a good expression to describe an immediate response … Continue reading

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Split Second Reaction

Below is the third most popular blog from 2016 (as I am taking a break for a few weeks). If you are inclined, please provide your comments on why you think this one was so well-received. SPLIT SECOND REACTION If … Continue reading

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Being Okay With Our Reaction to Conflict

When we are in a conflict with another person, we experience a range of emotions and in varying degrees of intensity. Our reactions reflect a number of things, including how important the issue is, what we are feeling about what … Continue reading

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Split Second Reaction

If you read the great book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell – or even if you didn’t – you will undoubtedly understand the concept of first impressions – whether they are immediate reactions to tastes, sounds, words and other stimuli. As … Continue reading

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Response or Reaction to Conflict is a Choice

When acrimony is evident between us and another person it is palatable to us and those around us. This sensation and experience presents a challenge and also an opportunity to choose a way to be that helps or hinders the … Continue reading

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