I grew up raised by Israeli Jews (and I am an Israeli Jew myself). In my family we were always taught to speak our minds, that debate is healthy, and to always stand up for ourselves. We are not [...]
Get your tickets now for: Spooky Situations and Scary Conversations! A workshop on self accountability and communicating through conflict.
Halloween is coming and with it all its scary costumes and fear based tropes. But you know what is actually scary? Conflict. No costumes necessary. For some, there is truly nothing scarier! [...]
We’ve all witnessed and participated in social media conflicts, and probably even bullying. Online conflicts are a hostile place and often where de-escalation skills go to die (in my humble [...]
Is all conflict healthy? Should I always embrace it? I don’t really know who came up with this idea but I see it everywhere! Conflict is inevitable and has the power to change us and our [...]
Despite what tv commercials and Netflix movies continually try to sell us, we all know that the holiday season is not as ‘joyful and merry’ as it’s made out to be. The holidays are actually a [...]
I have to admit, this post is a direct personal response to some of the ghosting I’ve witnessed and experienced lately in a multitude of spheres. This phenomenon of disappearing (literally [...]
I always used to think I was very confrontational but I am actually a pretty good conflict avoider. I’m less afraid of conflict and more of an “I don’t want to deal with this, [...]
In my work a lot of the conflict I end up mediating or managing is conflict that has been sitting for A LONG time. I often get called in when things have gotten so bad that it will likely be much [...]
UPCOMING PUBLIC TRAINING: Conflict Culture in our Shared Queer Communities: What’s working and what needs to shift?
I am hosting a training and discussion for this years Pervers/cite in Montreal! Conflict Culture in our Shared Queer Communities: What’s working and what needs to shift? *A closed workshop for [...]