As the United States and many other parts of the world grapple with polarization and division, we may feel powerless to do anything to deescalate the tension. We are not powerless. Each of us has a choice every day to interact with people in ways that humanize them. This does not mean we have to agree or give up views that we feel strongly about. It means that we stay engaged with people as human beings.
This video and personal story explore how to temper our reactivity and choose more effective means of dialogue. Be safe and be well.