A U T H E N T I C R E L A T I O N S H I P S
Let us not shy away from the truth: maintaining interpersonal relationships is intricately complicated especially when dealing with a diverse group of people. In such a high stakes setting, inevitably, emotions run awry, personalities and values clash, conflicts arise, – the latter often culminating in moments of stressful, fast-paced activity. And working through those takes time, genuine respect, compassion and a commitment to radical listening. It takes standing in the unknown, with an intention to truly be there for one another, in spite of our different comfort levels. There's no perfect guidebook for that – only practice and respect serve us.