Being clear might be boiled down to the old adage, “Honesty is the best policy,” but is it really that simple? It’s all about transparency. When you’re clear about who you are, you’ll find that your interactions with others will improve! Read more about one woman’s experience with being clear here!
Have you ever disliked a job so much you’ve wanted to quit- in a BIG way? Have you ever wanted to shout out your issues from the rooftops in one dramatic, cathartic moment? Maybe? Maybe not? If you’re at all like Michael Stuban, a former employee of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, then you might just […]
Being grounded means living in the now. You do not let events in your past define who you are as a person. You reject labels for others, so you reject putting labels on yourself. For some useful tips on how to start living in the now, click here.
Lying can be a slippery slope. One deception can lead to another. It’s science. According to a recent New York Times article, “people who tell small, self-serving lies are likely to progress to bigger falsehoods, and over time, the brain appears to adapt to the dishonesty.” At ORANS, it’s affirming to hear that science is […]
The audio of a 2005 conversation between TV personality Billy Bush and Donald Trump in which Trump and Bush made unacceptably lewd comments seems to have started a needed conversation. This election cycle, “ethnic, racist, and sexual slurs, not to mention general insults, seem to have become part of the everyday chatter. Polls show that […]
Being centered helps you to keep moving on, even when your emotions are on overflow. When you are stirred up, your heart races. When your pulse goes up by a mere ten beats per minute, whether you are two years old or eighty-two, you slip out of gear because the oxygen to your brain is […]
Glenn Beck is a prominent voice among conservative commentators. He has hosted his own talk show, created his own media source, and been on countless news programs voicing his strong conservative beliefs. Those beliefs are sometimes extreme and sometimes reflect a lack of groundedness. However, it seems as though Glenn Beck may be turning a relational […]
Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton took the stage on Monday night for the first presidential debate of this election cycle. According to The New York Times’ reporters Patrick Healy and Jonathan Martin, the two “clashed over trade, the Iraq war, [Trump’s] refusal to release his tax returns, and [Clinton’s] use of a private email server.” […]
Both the Democratic and Republican parties are struggling with in-party opposition towards their candidates. These conflicts, if they escalate or are left unresolved, could cause either party to lose their unity. Refocusing on relational principles could help to mend some fractures. But that’s not politics as usual, is it? In order to explore the way in which being […]
You probably haven’t noticed, but there’s a secret hidden in what’s missing from your Facebook newsfeed. While you’re probably seeing a lot of posts about terrorism, fear, death, and, it seems, general world-wide chaos, there are likely fewer posts about one of our oldest and most damaging conflict resolution strategies: war. In a Medium article […]