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Book Review – Everything Is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution

Mara Elana Burstein is a Consultant at the University of Utah’s Environmental Dispute Resolution (EDR) Program and also serves on the board of directors for the Los Angeles Sustainability Collaborative. Below is an article she wrote and that has been featured in the University of Utah’s EDR blog.  


Diane Musho Hamilton’s new book, Everything is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution, is deeply personal and practically useful. It gives readers the overwhelming feeling that everything trulyis workable. She helps her audience see the benefit of disputes—an opportunity to change and grow—while providing a road map to navigate conflicting world-views, communications styles, and emotions. Her writing is easy to understand as she reflects on her experience as a successful mediator and spiritual teacher.


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