The holidays are fast approaching, which means most of us will suddenly be thrust into family circles where old tensions can rear their ugly heads. Today Vicki talks with a psychologist who contends that dignity is the key to resolving these conflicts! Tune in at noon on Monday on KKNW 1150AM!

Turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, … tension? As much a tradition as pumpkin pie around the holidays, getting the family together is often a wonderful experience, but just as often old conflicts can appear at a moment’s notice. Dr. Donna Hicks has written a book that can help YOU be the one put these matters to rest! Dignity: The Essential Role it Plays in Resolving Conflict sets the focus on yourself, and shows how taking the concious effort to assume responsibility rather than blame others helps you set the example for others to follow. She points out that this is a perfect time of year to take stock in your relationships and mend fences by taking the first step towards re-establishing dignity to your family members, as well as yourself! Dr. Hicks is an Associate at Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University.

Later, Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays for travelling of the year, and Vicki talks with air traffic analyst Chris Hills regarding making your travel plans as well as the best ways to deal with the TSA. And find out just how much Conversations Live producer Eric Reidar knows about Turkey Day as Vicki grills him with her Thanksgiving quiz!

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