Psychotherapist Amanda Kotsura, LISW, from Carve Your Own Path talks about setting boundaries with family and the hard, important work of getting along. Though originally pertaining to holiday gatherings, the wisdom from this episode of Ascend Health Show with our co-owner Nick Angelis holds for maintaining warmth and trust in all relationships. Like family, work relationships shouldn’t easily be abandoned. It helps to define overused words like “toxic” and determine what hope exists for reconciliation.
We discuss conflict beyond the usual platitudes of “Family is family” or, “Release what doesn’t serve you.” How should we respond, if at all, when Uncle Jim doesn’t believe in COVID and Grandpa Oscar says things that weren’t appropriate in 1954 either?
Behave Wellness has continued to grow even if the frequency of our blog posts continues to shrink. We’ve recently updated our research on bullying in healthcare, which you can access here: https://ceufast.com/course/bullying-real-life-strategies-to-reduce-the-frequency-and-impact-of-bullying-in-healthcare