What creates that brain freeze that gets in the way of responding in the moment, especially to rude or ridiculous statements?
Could it be shock at the inappropriateness of what was just said?
Is it your inner computer locking up at the bizarre input?
And then, why can't we just let it drop, just shake our heads at the behavior of the 'doer' and move on?
DANCE WITH IT! EXPERIENTIAL APPS
An opportunity to experiment with some fun ideas…
Make a list of all the occasions you can think of when you wished you'd said something back.
Now make a list of all the great comebacks you could have said.
Imagine the faces of those people when you pushback.
Remember, this is just a fantasy, so enjoy!
Create a list of 'Slambacks'.
How does it feel to be armed and ready?
Enjoy the creative process.
Imagine creating a board game called 'SLAM BACK'.
What would it look like?
What would the rules be?