Unfortunately, conflict is one of those things that pops up in our lives, whether we like it or not.
Say someone cuts in front of you in a long queue, or someone shows up an hour late for a meeting without an apology. The list of possible scenarios goes on and on, and they can be seemingly big or small issues.
In those moments, it’s natural to jump to a place of anger, among other unpleasant feelings. But anger doesn’t have to be our knee-jerk response.
In this episode of Mentally Stronger, I’ll be exploring one simple method of reducing conflict in your life – switching your mindset from furious to curious.
Curiosity offers a different perspective that can diffuse the entire situation and leave you feeling calmer and more in control.
Listen to learn:
Why conflicts arise
The mind’s journey from ‘hurt’ to ‘anger’
The benefits of switching from furious to curious
Two levels of curiosity
Why you shouldn’t make snap judgments about the actions of others