Having a Conversation That Reduces Stress Rather Than Stokes It

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"No one’s really good at comforting each other right now.” This is a real sentence I spoke to a friend during our millionth pandemic breakdown, and maybe you’re feeling similarly. With just about everyone navigating their own strain of personal strife brought on by life in lockdown, it’s hard to engage in any conversation that doesn’t produce even more stress.

But, if you’re communicating under stress with someone also under duress, there are a few strategies you can use to continue without creating even more stress. READ MORE

(Source: Well + Good, 12/07/2020)