The political columnist and host of With Friends Like These on strengthening your beliefs, having uncomfortable conversations, and the power of listening.
On being there for friends, even if you haven’t lived their experience.
Reflecting on the power and challenges of sensitivity.
Ways to embrace the nice things people say about you.
Secret books, and ending friendships.
It doesn’t have to be about who’s right and who’s wrong.
Customer service agents will want to help you.
Giving peace a chance.
Tips on stigma, diagnosis, treatment, dissociation, and exercising empathy.
November 2015: Assembly
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