I love Thanksgiving. It’s a time where we acknowledge gratitude. This Thanksgiving let us do something different. Thanksgiving is a time to share with others how grateful we are to have family and friends in our lives. There is nothing wrong with that. This year, let’s find something great in those around us. Let’s switch out grateful for appreciation.
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.
I recently read an article about a woman whose life was changed in a brief encounter with Warren Buffet. My one and only encounter with my Aunt changed my life in an instant. It’s the emotional memory that leaves an impact on us. It isn’t what is said or what that person does that makes people remember us. It’s how that person makes us feel that leaves am emotional memory. So, what creates that kind of memory?
Nowadays, a five-day, nine-to-five work week is a mere dream for many people in the workforce. In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that a staggering 31 percent of people with full-time jobs worked on the weekends, putting in an average of 5.4 hours of work every Saturday and Sunday. All this working and no play can lead to burnout. Are you suffering from burnout?
How do we deal with discouragement? You are trying to achieve a dream. You are really passionate about your project. Things aren’t going well. Someone makes fun of you. You are feeling down on yourself. Something fails and you are in this place where you are so discouraged that you just sit and power binge on Netflix all day. There are four things that can help you deal with discouragement.
What makes a man? The mythology surrounding this question still looms large. So much so that men question their decisions. Do I let my wife know how much something is bothering me or will that come across as not being in control? Do I speak my mind at work or does that risk being seen as too emotional? Here are the 10 biggest falsehoods about men that, when debunked, can lead us to better relationships.
Follow your passion and you will never have to work another day in your life. Go after your dreams and money will follow. We are bombarded with this notion on a regular basis. I hate to burst your bubble. Practicalities in a career choice are known as survival. Dreams coming to fruition are more of a rare phenomenon.