From Anger to Understanding: 5 Techniques
Have you ever been in a heated argument with someone close to you that left you feeling agitated and emotionally drained? I just got back from a quick getaway with a college friend of almost 30 years in Miami, Florida, and while there were plenty of opportunities for fun in the sun, things took a turn for the worse. We found ourselves in the midst of an intense argument, and before I knew it, I was raising my voice and responding in a way that wasn't productive or in line with my character.
But this post isn't about who was right or wrong or why the argument happened in the first place. It's about how we can resolve conflicts in our relationships and come to a clear understanding. After the incident, I took some time to reflect on what had happened, and here are 5 things that I did to come back with a more mature and grounded way of being: