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Dinner Table Tools to deal with difficult people during the holidays

This is the storyboard excerpt from Heartwork Journaling: Dinner Table Tools lesson 5 from the book.

This lesson has helped people enjoy their holidays MUCH more (including ME!)


How to deal with “difficult” people during the holidays.


Purpose of this lesson: This lesson will help when you interact with people who regularly hook or trigger you (think: holidays).

It’s all too easy to react emotionally, rather than consciously responding.


When it comes to family, the holidays can be stressful and trying to avoid people is not always the best option.


These 6 tools will help you have a more emotionally peaceful holiday season.

Here’s the doodle storyboard introduction for this lesson.



This quote sums up this simple creativity exercise beautifully…

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. ~ Viktor Frankl

The 6 tools in the Dinner Table Tools lesson from Heartwork Journaling will help you have a much happier and emotionally peaceful holiday season!

dealing with difficult people during the holidays

The purpose is not to change other people.

It is to change your response and reduce your negative emotional charge.

See all the lessons in the Heartwork Journaling Video Course here.


Happy, peaceful holidays to you and yours.


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