Holidays are here and lots of parties are around the corner. What makes someone boring at at a gathering? Boredom means that you have to force yourself to pay attention. Most people, of course, aren’t dreadfully boring. We want to dazzle others in conversation. It’s time to tune up our small talk.
The polish psychiatrist, Andrew Lobaczewski spent his early life suffering under the Nazi occupation of his country. His experience of those horrors led him to develop the concept of “pathocracy” The term describes a political system in which individuals with personality disorders, particularly psychopathy and narcissism, occupy positions of power.
It’s our day to celebrate the super important, might I say irreplaceable, role that moms play in our world. We do that by honoring our own mothers and those women who mothered us, by letting ourselves accept all the love that we deserve for mothering others, and passing that recognition and love down to our own daughters who are mothers.
Last weekend, my family and I went to the Low Key Piano Bar for a lovely holiday sing-a-long to help gather presents to help make Christmas more delightful for the disadvantaged. My grandson, Flynn, at just 3 years of age utilized the most powerful and neglected secret to success and happiness. He asked to play the piano.