Summer is here! Even though the thermometer has hit the high 80s early this year, it isn’t officially summer until June 21st. And now that we’ve passed that date, it’s the perfect time to plan out your ultimate summer bucket list!
Being persuasive means listening to those around you and figuring out how to ensure that everyone gets what they want, while also making sure that you get what you want. You will never succeed in any aspect of your life if you continually seek to undermine others in order to get what you want.
Compassion is a learned behavior, and if you struggle with it, then it just means that you can acknowledge your shortcomings and work on them. Here are a few things you can work on right now to help you become a more compassionate person.
One of the best things you can do for your partner, friends, and family is to truly listen to them. It’s a very special gift to give. To make someone feel that they have truly been heard and understood.
This Valentine’s Day, don’t fall into the trap of just picking up the nearest and cheapest bouquet of flowers for your sweetheart. Flowers die quickly, and then your partner is left with a vase full of mouldy stems and leaves that they have to get rid of. There are so many better ideas out there for Valentine’s Day presents!
While some people prefer the single life, anyone who craves partnership can tell you how good it feels to finally find “the one” and feel like the awfulness of dating is behind you. However, by viewing marriage as a milestone that once achieved can subsist on love alone without work or attention, we are setting ourselves up for failure, or rather, divorce.
Irate customers, overtime, staff meetings, and deadlines. Whether you’re slaving away behind a hot stove or slumped over a well worn keyboard (ahem), the workplace can be stressful. I mean, if it wasn’t all that difficult, you wouldn’t be getting paid for it, right? Day-in day-out, occupational stresses are generally unavoidable. Bullies, however, are a different story.