Saturday, June 24

“Without conflict change would be impossible.”
— Philip Slater, sociologist

Today’s Excerpt:

When you disagree with someone, you might act in different ways. Which animal are you most like when you are in a conflict?

Turtle: I hide in my shell like a turtle. I want to be alone.

Tiger: I attack like a tiger. I want to fight back.

Chameleon: I blend in like a chameleon. I want to give in to the other person and feel the same.

Each of these animals has something to teach us.

What lessons can we learn from each one? (A turtle is safe in its shell, a tiger is strong and stands up for itself, and a chameleon survives by blending in.)


  • Do you think it would help to approach conflict differently?