Occasionally, I get the impression that being a good listener is a skill that is harder and harder to come by. I have my own speculations about the reasoning behind this lack of attentiveness in the context of listening, but I do believe social media and technology have been significant perpetrators. Considering how much time … More How well do you listen?
I’ve mentioned in a few previous posts that the supernatural realm is insanely interesting to me. Terrifying, but interesting. My interest in all things paranormal and/or supernatural was piqued a few years back when I started reading up on the topic, and ever since, I’ve been hooked. I’ve done a fair bit of reading on … More Do you believe in the supernatural realm?
There is a saying that suggests those who are older than us deserve our respect, unequivocally. It is something that we are taught from a young age and are expected to practice for the remainder of our lives. There is some truth that exists in the concept of respecting authority, and in some situations, it … More Respect: earned, not given
I find it a little disappointing I’m even writing a post on this topic, because, really, to answer the title of this post, you should respect service industry workers because it’s human decency. That’s really all there is to it, but, unfortunately, I’m finding we are collectively needing this reminder because I work in the … More This is why you should respect service industry workers
The idea of giving someone criticism isn’t exactly something that brings most of us comfort. At least, I would hope it doesn’t. Being critical of someone can be kind of awkward, and, depending on who the person is that you’re criticizing, it can be a little tense, too. But, constructive criticism is something all of … More Giving constructive criticism: a how-to guide
You’ve arguably heard the phrase “mind your business.” It’s a concept that’s instilled in us from a young age due to its logic, and for the most part, I like to think most of us abide by its teachings. In addition to minding our own business, it’s worth recognizing the effectiveness of minding our own … More Mind your problems
I came across an article via Elite Daily recently titled “12 characteristics of true love and how you can be sure you’ve found it,” and upon reading it, I came to a realization I think is worth discussing here with all of you. When I initially read the article, I was quite impressed with its … More How do you know if it’s true love?
Being pushed around sucks. One might think that this typically happens during our childhood years, during which it is commonly referred to as bullying. Spoiler: it still happens when we’re adults, and it’s still called bullying. Standing up for oneself is such an important thing to do in warranted situations, but sometimes, depending on the … More How to stand up for yourself (respectfully)
Throughout my relationship with my boyfriend, we have run into individuals who seem to think it is appropriate to become invested in our own personal matters that simply do not have any relevance to them. When I say invested in personal matters, I am making reference to how, for whatever reason, so many people struggle … More Relationships: Business Between A Couple and No One Else