Practical Principle 36: Peaceful Conflict Resolution

To encourage youth and support strong families and communities, try incorporating the Guiding Growth tips below into your daily routine

Practical Principle: Peaceful Conflict Resolution

Young person seeks to resolve conflict nonviolently.

Guiding Growths

  • Teach mindfulness techniques like body scans or peaceful breathing to help your son or daughter that they can maintain calm when faced with a frustrating situation or difficult circumstance.
  • Model non-violent techniques at home when things get tense. Be direct, non-judgmental and use “I statements” to explain your frustration, aggravation or how someone upset you and listen too.

 

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