“Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.” ~ Franklin P. Jones Does it bother you when someone says something negative about your work, your appearance, your words?..
“Be that self which one truly is.” Soren Kierkegaard There is a wonderful theory in sociology called Dramaturgy. Wikipedia says: “In dramaturgical sociology it is argued that human actions are dependent upon time, place, and audience”. Loosely..
When I started doing Sudoku I could solve the ‘easy’ puzzles but it took all my brain power to solve the ‘medium’ ones. I persevered (I’m stubborn that way) and over time I progressed through ‘medium’ to..
Did you ever hear the story about the little boy who was trying to move a large boulder while his father stood by watching? The boy struggled, trying different methods without success. Finally he was ready to..
In her wonderful book The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, Debbie Ford advises that you “attend your own lectures”, meaning you should pay attention to the advice you give to others. Chances are it is the..
Growing up on the east coast of Canada, I’ve lived through my share of winter’s school-cancelling snow days. I’ve identified four different types of snow days; each one different from the rest. When I was a kid..