Dear womankind – How many of you have been described as “difficult”, when you are simply being assertive at work? Phrases similar to the word “difficult” will include “aggressive”, “sounding angry”, or “just a bit too much”.
I have been knitting for over a decade now, but I am a slow knitter and still not very good at it. I often make mistakes. Once I was so caught up with how terrible the finished piece looked to me, I went to my knitting instructor for help.
So here comes the new year as we begin to say our goodbyes to the 2010’s. The optimists with a sense of humor like to say the year 2020 will be a brilliant one for all because we will have the perfect vision for whatever we decide to do this year (i.e. 20/20 vision, get […]
Time flies and we are approaching the end of year. As we reflect upon the past year, take a moment to celebrate our success and learn from our lessons.
Last month I brought up this topic by talking about a professional boxing match, which might prompt some of you to think of physical activities a little bit and even set up some health-related goals.
Those who love to watch martial arts fight matches will probably still remember the shocking outcome of the “Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr.” fight that took place this past June. This piece is written for those who have no idea what I just said.
The Labor Day long weekend is always a bitter sweet one. The last hurrah before the end of “summer holiday” – even for those of us who have left school for many years.
We are slowly embracing the idea that “creativity” is a skill that needs to be nurtured through active learning and practising. Books, online articles and videos give out many ways to “become more creative in our lives”. They all seem reasonable and doable; we get inspired and ready to roll up our sleeves – and then we ask ourselves the most awkward question – “so… where do I begin?”
That might sound philosophical – but have you thought about why we do what we do? And how we act a certain way upon a situation?
You and your friend are having a conversation. It is about a personal issue of your friend. You were listening and providing feedback to your friend… and suddenly your friend looked annoyed and asked, “Do you actually hear what I said or do you just want to talk about yourself?”
Have you ever been that situation?