LEARNING FROM CRITICISM

Criticism is the act of judging the merits and demerits of a particular task or activity. It is also defined as expressing disapproval of someone or something that is perceived as a fault or mistake.  Criticism is a bitter pill to swallow for most of us in different situations. Of course, we don’t like being told…

November 8, 2020
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ASSERTION – A SKILL TO LEARN

Have you ever found yourself in uncomfortable situations because you could not communicate your concerns clearly?  It so happens that we worry a little too much about making others feel bad and so take the unnecessary stuff on to us. We would rather take the pain ourselves than confront the situation directly.  Sometimes, this attitude…

October 18, 2020
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KNOW TO SAY NO!

“Don’t say yes when you want to say no”. Many of us forget this all the time! Since childhood, most of us were brought up saying we should never turn down anyone who needs help or never deny our elders for the assistance they require. This almost unknowingly has made us believe that saying “no”…

August 23, 2020
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THE FEAR OF NOT DOING

I feel constantly bothered by the thoughts that I am not doing all the things that I should be doing or the things that I want to do like the ones I’m good at. Maybe it’s just having a lot of work or the lack of organizing and these thoughts keep coming back to me…

August 2, 2020
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HERE’S HOW YOU CAN “COOL” DOWN!

You probably got angry this morning because someone cut you off in the traffic or kept you waiting for what seemed like an eternity. Maybe it got on your nerve that your kid spilled milk on the new sofa in your living room! We all feel anger at times, but many of us experience more…

June 7, 2020
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ARE YOU AN ANGRY BIRD?

One factor that makes us humans different from all other living beings is that we all have the ability to express our feelings and emotions verbally. This ability sometimes makes bigger impacts on our lives than we realize. Let us consider a few emotions and how they can affect our lives… When we do something…

May 30, 2020
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