How To Turn Down The Heat On Fiery Family Arguments

How To Turn Down The Heat On Fiery Family Arguments
April 29, 2013
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/04/29/179238127/it-s-how-you-fight-that-counts

“When we get negatively charged, our cognitive performance goes down, and we often miss the larger context…

Kastner suggests a course in mindfulness. “It’s the gold standard …

Do damage control when it’s over

halo effect.” In a family where things are mostly positive, even a bad argument can be well-tolerated.

“When children learn emotional regulation and coping skills from the parents,” Kastner says, “it builds resiliency and a sense of mastery

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