Have you ever noticed that a normal conversation can escalate from 0-10 in about five seconds? We’re all wired for “fight or flight” to be able to protect ourselves from perceived danger. In part 1 of 2 episodes, today we talk about how our emotions can take over making relational conflict more difficult than it has to be.
Discussed in today’s episode:
-Emotions are running hot.
-“Fight or flight.”
-Lightning Round with Bonnie.
–Why Don’t We Listen Better?: Communication & Connecting Relationships by James C. Peterson
-Flat brains and hard hearts.
-Recognizing the “thud.”
-Emotions are real but not always true.
-Capturing the quarter-second.
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