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Divorce and Separation

Nov 2, 2023

In this episode Nikki Parkinson, discusses the importance of effective communication during divorce or separation with her guest, Leah Mether. Leah is a communication and soft skills specialist with over 15 years of experience and the author of two books. 

Do you ever find yourself having to communicate under pressure? Leah walks you through how to steer yourself through the challenge of conflict, personality clashes, and difficult conversations. Both Nikki and Leah emphasise that communication is key to maintaining positive relationships, especially when you are under pressure, like during a separation or a divorce.

Leah and Nikki dive into - 

  • The importance of Communication.
  • Leah shares her professional background in communication and how her personal experience with divorce has shaped her views.
  • Leah's Five C's of Effective Communication.
  • The Biff Method and it's framework.
  • Managing Emotions and Expectations and the importance of self-regulation and setting realistic expectations for communication with an ex-partner.
  • Advice for Challenging Conversations (because we will at some stage all have them!).

Host: Nikki Parkinson, TEDx Speaker, Divorce Doula, Coach and Founder of The Divorce and Separation Hub.

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Guest: Leah Mether, Communication and Soft Skills Specialist.

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Executive Producer and Editor: Tiffany Richmond. You can contact Tiffany via her website and on Instagram @tiff__richmond.