November 2016 Blog Posts (17)

How To Manage Financial Conflicts Within Your Family During The Holidays

Does your family argue or fight about money or finances during the Holidays? Expectations about what kinds of gifts to buy, how much you can afford to spend on travel or even when siblings or other family members ask for money can cause conflict. Dave and Pattie will talk about some of the causes of Holiday financial conflicts, some strategies to keep from being…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on November 30, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments

What to do about Trump

The election of Donald Trump raises important questions.  What does transformative theory say about how we should respond?  Read the blog here.

Added by ISCT by Dan Simon on November 29, 2016 at 3:17pm — No Comments

What's Happening in Conflict [11/29/16]

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Money vs. Time

Most of us would say we don’t have enough money.

And we all know that we have a limited amount of time on this earth.

So …. if you had to pick between the two … which would you choose?

That question might create an internal conflict, don’t you think?

After all — can’t you do more with your time off if…

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Added by The Olive Branch Blog on November 28, 2016 at 12:33pm — No Comments

How Blended Families Can Unite And Not Fight During The Holidays

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According to recent statistics, almost 50% of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. Most divorced adults remarry and create blended families of yours, mine, and ours and include assorted, confused grandparents. Navigating the holidays can be stressful when arranging…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on November 23, 2016 at 9:15am — No Comments

What's Happening in Conflict [11/22/16]

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Does Telling Boys To “Man Up” Encourage Conflict?

“Man up!”, “Boys Don’t Cry”, “You Run Like a Girl!”

I can’t tell  you how many times I heard these phrases growing up – they weren’t directed at me, of course, but they were directed at my brother, and his friends, and most of the boys with whom I hung out.

But, that was the ’80’s. These days, there’s an entire campaign aimed at discouraging these types of phrases (one University even banned them). And, it’s worth noting the reasons why: By telling boys to “man up” or…

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Added by The Olive Branch Blog on November 17, 2016 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Being Both: Embracing Two Religions In One Interfaith Family

susan-katz-miller Tracy-Culbreath More than a third of all new marriages now occur between people with different religious affiliations, or between religious and non-religious people. Whether the couple is Protestant and Jewish, or Catholic and atheist, or Buddhist and Hindu, they share a certain perspective as…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on November 15, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments

What's Happening in Conflict [11/15/16]

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Joseph Folger Online in Odr Latinoamerica

November 22nd 2 hours 1 PM Buenos Aires online with Joseph Folger in English with Spanish translation.

Information in :

https://folger-mediacion-transformativa.eventbrite.com.ar…

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Added by Alberto Elisavetsky on November 14, 2016 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Dear Teen: You Have Lost Your Mind

One of the favorite things about traveling with clients is spending time together and sharing stories. That’s how I heard this one.

My client’s name is Jennie … for this blog post. She has three daughters who are fairly spread out in age.

The years with Jennie’s middle daughter were rough. She’s in her early 30s now, and mother and daughter are barely at the stage where they like each other again.

So, when Jennie’s youngest daughter became a…

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Added by The Olive Branch Blog on November 14, 2016 at 3:59pm — No Comments

The Day After...The Election: How To Talk Politics or Not With Friends, Family And Coworkers

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So this last contentious presidential election is finally over with. It is either the best or worst day for America. Some will gloat over the win, others exhibit anger for the loss, or maybe we just keep our mouth shut so as not to engage in conflict? So how do you talk to your…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on November 8, 2016 at 9:47pm — No Comments

What's Happening in Conflict [11/08/16]

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Can Teens Shrug off Social Stress?

Can teens learn to shrug off social stress?

Dr. David S. Yeager, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, believes the answer is yes … teenagers can be taught to cope with social stressors.

His research addresses mindsets that promote resilience, which he considers an important skill for success in school and life … in general.…

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Added by The Olive Branch Blog on November 7, 2016 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Problems Vs. Issues: What’s the Difference?

When I have couples come to me for their initial session, we nearly always spend a lot of time on the current problems in the relationship. Both parties are typically relieved to find someone who will listen to the day-to-day problems they face in the marriage. So, it’s always interesting to watch their reaction when I tell them their problems won’t be the primary focus of therapy. WHAT?! Yep, it’s true. What really DOES matter, I tell them, are the “issues” behind the “problems.” And,…

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Added by The Olive Branch Blog on November 3, 2016 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Family Holidays: Celebration Or Mayhem? How To Cope With Illness, Aging, And Unresolved Issues

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"It was the best of times, the worst of times...it was the season of light...it was the season of darkness..." quoted from Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities. The holidays often remind us of our best memories and our worst family reunion nightmares. The holiday season alone puts a lot of stress due to high expectations of meeting long-held family traditions and conjures up…

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Added by Patricia M Porter on November 1, 2016 at 11:25pm — No Comments

What's Happening in Conflict [11/01/16]

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