with uncomfortable situations where we're at a loss for words. A friend
calls to tell you she's lost her job. A colleague's test results
confirm it: he has cancer. The neighbors-who are like family-are
moving. Your best friend's mother has Alzheimer's. Your spouse's father
suddenly dies; she didn't get to say goodbye.
Can you help?
Should you help?
What would be useful? What kinds of
boundaries do we respect or lower?
How do we pause to listen
between the lines of silence to comfort someone who is afraid or in
pain? Can we ask for what would comfort us when we are the one having a
And are we able to receive it with grace?
Conversations enables us to provide or ask for a new level of support
when facing life's inevitable challenges, transitions, and losses- at
work, at home, and in our community.
practical guide to help you step into someone else's shoes so that you
can offer, ask for, or receive comfort.Reflections at the end of each
chapter help you think more deeply about how to incorporate the
principles of healing conversations and intentional kindness into your
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