Sunday, April 17, 2011

Relationship Tip of the Week #70 Resolving Gridlock Part 2- Soothing each other

Since discussing gridlocked issues can be very stressful, it is most helpful to take some time to soothe oneself and each other. Here are a few suggestions to help you and your partners to achieve a better frame of mind for helping make peace with the particular issue upon which you are focusing:

  1. stop the discussion

  2. take some time alone to do some deep breathing

  3. stretch or exercise

  4. find a personal image that helps the mind to let go

  5. share some shoulder massage

  6. do something you both enjoy

  7. go for a walk together

After you have calmed yourselves down, you will be ready for next week's post:

End The Gridlock

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