Tag Archives: Mental Health

open heart, open mind by clara hughes

I just finished reading Canadian Olympian speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes’ memoir Open Heart, Open Mind. I was impressed with her detailed memories and ability to articulate herself. Her personal struggles as a female athlete were all too familiar. Another reader’s … Continue reading

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anger management: 7 ways to release your anger

From How Good Is Your Anger Management? controlling your anger before it controls you (www.MindTools.com). Some people believe that they have to hold their anger in to control it. This is not an effective anger management strategy. Even if you … Continue reading

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standing up for ourselves (without knocking the other person down)

An alternative to fight our flight:  Collaborative conflict resolution is NOT about being nice –about giving in to make the other person happy and avoid conflict. Collaboration is about getting what we need, but not at the expense of the … Continue reading

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