Education & Training | United States Institute of Peace

Praying that the world we are in is more peaceful socially, economically, politically and spiritually.

If you want to learn how to make peace in your community, the United States Institute of Peace is offering free courses.

Education & Training | United States Institute of Peace
— Read on http://www.usip.org/education-training

5 Phrases That Instantly Restore Peace to Your Relationship

By The Praying Woman

Conflict, disagreement and anger have the potential to wreak havoc on a relationship. When tempers flare, words are sometimes spoken that you later regret. To avoid saying things you don’t really mean, partners must learn how to disagree more effectively. Recognizing there will be ideas and behaviors in which couples won’t see eye to eye is step one. Next, is knowing it’s actually okay to disagree. It won’t end your relationship. However, the way you handle the conflict could.

– See more at: http://theprayingwoman.com/2014/12/27/5-phrases-that-instantly-restore-peace-to-your-relationship/#sthash.m230BE7X.dpuf

Julia Dhar: How to disagree productively and find common ground | TED Talk

Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can’t agree — on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground — over family dinners, during work meetings and in our national conversations.
— Read on www.ted.com/talks/julia_dhar_how_to_disagree_productively_and_find_common_ground/up-next