There are many excellent strategies for COVID coping. Validation is a maximum-effect-with-minimum-effort emotional intelligence practice that increases engagement and COVID Brain relief.
Go find an opponent today. Listen beyond the facts to their feelings and values. See how it changes, calms and empowers you. Because it will.
There’s nothing that will shut down and block a connection like a lack of empathy. It’s one of the most powerful and misunderstood emotional intelligence skills.