Why Kindness
is Scary

In a culture that has become increasingly polarized, how can a diversity of people and beliefs work effectively together?  


In this keynote, speaker Melissa Vine addresses why pain makes people uncomfortable, what we do to protect ourselves from experiencing pain, how these dysfunctional coping mechanisms actually increase our pain, and then proposes how intentional discomfort (courage) can improve our relationships with our self and others. 


Prepare for the use of storytelling and vulnerability to facilitate a safe space for the audience to become introspective about their own emotional maturity in order that your audience might function with greater productivity and joy.

45 - 60 minutes.

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