Tag: Relationships

It's All About Relationships

“Don’t Ever Look a White Person in the Eye”

A Black friend told me that she went to a gathering of Black folk, a kind of reconnecting/empowerment gathering. Someone there told her they are afraid to look White people in the eye. This stuck me so deeply, tears came to my eyes. I knew I had stumbled on a thread to the pervasive and…
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Conflict happens to everyone, but there is help available! Try Mediation!

Mediation is a process where two (or more) participants meet with a neutral third person (a mediator) in order to resolve a problem, or problems. The Center for Dialogue & Resolution (CDR) in Eugene offers mediation to the community, and trainings. CDR claims that using the techniques that they offer results in satisfied participants 89%…
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A Bit of Brain Science

Why is it important for us to know how our brain works? What is “mind” and how does knowing how it works optimize our relationship with ourselves, and with others? Learning about our brain and our mind supports us in making decisions toward healing and healthy relationships (Siegel, 1999). Let’s start with the brain: you…
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