Friday, March 12, 2010

what DO you say? -- a collaborative post (part 2)

Mary and I talk about how to diffuse a thoughtless comment one might receive and still remain peaceful in the conversation. We also offer some tips on how to deal with a friend or family member who has just received a diagnosis that is difficult.

It's not as simple as the answers we give in a couple of paragraphs. This issue contains layers of complexity that depend on attitude, personality, life situations, etc. -- everyone is unique. However, there are threads of commonality that make what we offer a simple "can't fail" approach based on common courtesy when dealing with these difficult circumstances on the surface.

what Do you say? -- part 2



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