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Start:Jul 02, 2020

Duration:10 Minute(s)

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will improve the confidence to resolve differences with your ego intact (Say What?! Escape from Drama).

Description: 'Escape Drama' is part of The Next Step navigational series developed by Jeremiah's Promise (JP). It's designed to be a personal GPS to prov ... Read More


Step 1

Describe any interactions you've had recently where you disagreed with the other person, and it got a little tense - or a lot tense.

Step 2

In any part of the interaction did you communicate with them in a way that built up both of you?

Step 3

If so, how did you do this?

If not, what stopped you or got in the way?

Step 4

Why is this important?

The more you apply the best part of yourself to disagreements, the more stable your friendships and relationships become.

That means low drama.

More respect.

More love.

More stability.

How much does this matter to you right now?

Step 5

Here's another tip to keep you headed in a good direction:

Drama Buster #5
Own Your Stuff

Personal responsibility is a strength not a weakness. Strength is being confident enough to admit when you’re wrong.

If you both share some responsibility, admit what’s yours. It diffuses the situation and shows maturity.

It often inspires the other person to respond in kind, leading you both closer to mutual understanding and a solution.

In the best of all scenarios, it helps you gain more trust. It allows guards to be lowered on both sides.

How often do you own your stuff in conflict?

Step 6

Go try it out today and post what happened to your digital Next Step campfire (local) and campsite (nationwide).

That post could be an encouragement to someone who could use something good about now.

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