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Conflict

How conflict anxiety means we don’t speak up

Conflict anxiety is rife. In my experience, most people have some fear of conflict. In fact, some will go to any length to avoid it. Why we dislike conflict In its essence, conflict necessitates that we be seen. If we take a stand to speak up for what we don't agree with, we risk being [...]

Resilience is about being able to tolerate opposites

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function." F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Crack-Up” (1936) When I was a 19 year old student with ‘know thyself’ in huge letters on my chemistry lever arch file, I [...]

Psychotherapy to help you overcome your fears of conflict

Most of us are uncomfortable with conflict. How to handle conflict is vital in all our relationships. Yet when someone does not like confrontation or conflict it can be a sign of a weak ego self. Conflict needs a strong ego When we are secure in our self, we are less bothered about what others [...]