6 Steps to Avoid Having the Same Fight in a Relationship

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Breaking the Fight Cycle
: 

Do you ever feel like you’re having the same argument in your relationship over and over again?  Even though WHAT you are fighting about might vary, what is SAID seems to be on constant repeat.  You’re not alone. This is a very common issue in relationships. Especially during these trying times, stress can prevent people, in general, from practicing effective communication skills.

Here is how to stop having the same fight over and over again:

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How to Avoid an Argument Over COVID Rules While Traveling This Summer

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot,
could say about traveling this summer:

If you think COVID-19 disagreements during the pandemic were remarkable, wait until the virus heads for the exit. –Chris Elliott

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Why People Are So Easily Offended

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Reasons Why People Are Easily Offended
:

When it comes to our relationship with others these days, strife seems to the theme. Whether we experience this in our personal lives, on social media, or in the world at large, conflict is seemingly superfluous. Here are 2 reasons why this is the case:

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How to Avoid 5 Common Manager Mistakes That Crush Workplace Culture

Available for Interviews: Dara Barlin

Dara Barlin is the Founder & CEO of the Center for Transforming Culture and the author of the new book, A New Kind of Power: Using Human-Centered Leadership to Drive Innovation, Equity, and Belonging in Government Institutions.

 

What Dara Barlin Can say in an interview on
Common Manager Mistakes & Solutions for Success:

There are a number of traditional management behaviors that have been commonplace in the workplace for centuries. While these strategies served a purpose for a while, they have recently been linked with destroying team culture and creating big problems for organizations including employee apathy, lower quality work, increased attrition, more sick days, more conflict, and worse overall outcomes. The good news is, many organizations are starting to change things up by adopting behaviors aligned with a more human-centered approach to management. In doing so, they’ve seen a big difference in the workplace, including more trust, improved collaboration, increased innovation, higher quality work, and better talent retention. Here are some common behaviors to look out for if you want to create a thriving work environment for your team (and some suggestions for what to do about them).

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4 Steps to Deal With Bullying

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Bullying
:

Bullying is not a new concept to us. We hear about it often. It happens at work, in school, and even at home. Bullying can be in different forms—physical, emotional, and mental. Examples of behaviors that can be considered bullying are trolling someone online, intimidating someone in school so that he/she does what the bully wants, or repeatedly playing inappropriate jokes toward someone at work, for example.

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Let’s Unpack the Latest in Mask Confusion and Summer Travel

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot, could say about Disability Fakers in the travel and hospitality industries:

If you think you know everything about face covering during a pandemic, just ride a hotel elevator. –Chris Elliott

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Assumptions: How to Deal With Their Impact on Our Lives

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Assumptions
:

Assumptions are the conclusions we draw based on the information we are given and our perspective and lived experience. We often think our assumptions are true without solid proof. People tend to make assumptions about so many things and this is natural. It happens as we try to make sense of things happening around us. However, while it is natural to make assumptions, they aren’t always correct. In a lot of cases, they can cause problems as we act based on what we believe is true without having the full context or understanding of the situation.

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5 Things a Child Custody Mediator Wishes Parents Knew

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

Carol Barkes is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator, and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

What Carol Barkes can say in an interview on
the Benefits of Mediation
:

 1. Leave your people at home (this includes friends, your mom or dad, new girlfriend, boyfriend, wife or husband). Of course, these people are on your side but they are often blinded by their bias for you. They are not living your stress or paying your bills so their recommendations are often short-sighted and can leave parents dealing with ramifications they had not intended. They also tend to fire up the other side. Mediators do not need character references. Save that for court if all else fails.

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Lessons From a Top Mediator: 5 Reasons Why You Should Mediate and Not Litigate

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

Carol Barkes is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator, and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

What Carol Barkes can say in an interview on
the Benefits of Mediation
:

 1. You keep the power. When you mediate, you get to choose what concessions you make to move past conflict. It is the one legal process where the parties get to keep the power. The mediator may walk you through the pros and cons of your decisions, but you are the one who ultimately decides. In court, you give your power to the judge and you essentially gamble on the results.

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When Depression Comes Out as Anger: Causes and Solutions


Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues for over twenty years.

Talking Points from Dr. Cira
On Anger & Depression:

Why do people suffering from depression often get angry?

  • Being depressed zaps our energy and makes everything seem harder, including thinking and feeling. Essentially, someone who is depressed has very limited emotional bandwidth.
  • If you’re low on energy and patience, everything is going to seem like a chore, including interacting with people. Every last bit of energy you do have is going inward, just trying to put one foot in front of another, so that’s a lot less energy you have to be kind, thoughtful, or empathic.

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