A Two Word Mantra to Save You in Confrontational Situations

It’s about keeping your heart open.

We heap a ton of suffering on ourselves not from the substance of the fights we have, but from how we do the fighting. Does the following scene sound at all familiar?

Significant Other: “Honey, I’d appreciate if you’d put your plate in the dishwasher and not leave it on the



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David Gerken

Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. Dad of three precious kids. Former writer for THE WEST WING. Follow me at davidgerken.net.