When I teach conflict management skills, a key take-away is to dispel the myth that emotions and feelings are bad—a detriment to healing conflict with others. In fact, the opposite is true; both our emotions and feelings are data; important data that help us understand conflict situations in a clearer, more rational way. Interestingly, the same is true even when we're not in conflict with others.
Hello out there! Guess what? I'm back. Yep, that's right Dr GPW is back and the doctor blog is back. Like everyone else, I took a bit of a hiatus during the pandemic. It was a tough three years for sure. I know there are many who are still struggling out there, and I want to help.