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How to Reduce Workplace Conflict and Stress by Anna Maravelas

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Chapter Six
A Touch of Genius and a Lot of Courage: How to Unplug From Resentment, Stress, and Mistrust
One kind word can Warm three winter months
—Japanese proverb
 
If you experience feelings of smoldering anger, self-righteous indignation, and contempt, then your effectiveness, health, relationships, and mood—the quality of your life—depend on your ability to replace the energy of hostility with the energy of appreciation. This is not an overstatement.
Fortunately, it’s not difficult. It can be one of the most rewarding and validating projects you will undertake. I too had to make the transition. When I reflect on the information and insights that preceded my commitment to change, I feel profound gratitude.
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