Tag Archives: tough conversations

Communication : Answer-Seeking Questions

These are the only questions that truly seek an answer. Some of these questions are challenging, such as “Can you give me a loan?” or “Will you babysit?” or “Could you take this back?” These are questions you should have … Continue reading

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Managing the holiday rollercoaster … Emotional honesty

 Ask yourself, “What am I feeling?” You may know you feel “bad,” but are you specifically feeling sad to not see your grandmother — or your grandchildren? Anxious about being alone for the holidays? Guilty that you’re not at all upset that … Continue reading

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The Siren

A siren wailed outside a little boy’s house. Unfamiliar with the sound, he asked his mother what it was. She explained that it was meant to alert people of a dangerous storm. She said that if people did not take … Continue reading

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Communication: Gotcha Questions

Gotcha Questions are tough, because the goal is to make you anxious, flustered, embarrassed, guilty or angry. Gotcha questions often begin with “Why” or “How come,” and they account for about 45 percent of questions people ask, such as “I … Continue reading

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Wound Healing and Care 🌱

Description of the major learning in this area for this quarter: This quarter my practicum instructor_, and I finally implemented our diversity workshop training by partnering with _. We both believed this would be a wonderful learning experience for the … Continue reading

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