What to do when someone is freaking out

What to do when someone is freaking out

What to do when someone is freaking out   Emotions are a normal part of daily experience and work takes up a big chunk of your life, so… you’ll probably face some intense emotions occasionally during your work day. And since 2020 has been a year of upheaval (and...
5 Ways to Create a Safe & Healthy Environment

5 Ways to Create a Safe & Healthy Environment

5 Ways to Create a Safe & Healthy Environment   In the past few months, the U.S. has faced waves of crises—health, economic, and social. It’s affected your daily life, your home, your work, and your community. Crises, even just one, can threaten how safe you,...
Stop Depersonalizing Your Communication

Stop Depersonalizing Your Communication

Stop Depersonalizing Your Communication   Recently, my friend moved away. On the day of the move, I messaged her, “I’m going to miss you!” She wrote back, “We are going to miss our friends, too, but we promise to keep in touch.”  I couldn’t help but notice how...
3 Common Communication Pitfalls

3 Common Communication Pitfalls

3 Common Communication Pitfalls (and how to avoid them)   No one is a perfect communicator. Not me. Not you. In the best of times, communication pitfalls can lead to breakdowns. In times of crisis when emotions run high, the effects of bad habits are amplified....