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THE ART OF EXPANDING INTO CONFLICT

Don’t kid yourself, a conflict is never about the surface issue. It’s about one’s unsaid, untreated, and unhealed wounds.

—ANONYMOUS

In the last chapter we looked at the concept of expanding as a way to overcome feeling small, find our voice, and access our Best Self. We considered the notion of expanding into experience and developing an awareness of the way others experience us and themselves when they are with us. We learned how to expand beyond our comfort zone of communication and create environments that allow others to thrive.

In a perfect world, we could easily master the art of expansion consistently ...

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