Relationships

The Art of Indifference

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overreactingWhen someone says that they never take things personally, I am pretty skeptical. I dislike using infinite words such as never and always. Never and always ought to be banned from our daily vocabulary when describing ourselves or stricken from being used in both our personal and professional lives. Never say never. The universe has a funny way of bringing individuals, situations, and circumstances in our lives that test our mettle. Read the rest of this entry »

Take Your Own Advice

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Ever asked for advice? Ever turn to more than one person and wind up more confused? If you are getting your car fixed, it’s necessary to go on Yelp and get a second opinion. If you are going out to eat, it’s great to ask friends and neighbors, or you can try Googling it. But, when it comes to your life you need to be careful who you ask.

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Water Off A Duck’s Back: How to deal with a P.I.T.A.

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Waterproof-DucklingDid you know that ducks have a special preen gland near their tail, that when they rub that oil on their feathers with their beaks, it makes them waterproof? That oil gives their feathers protection from water damage and extreme weather conditions as well.

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The Passive Aggressive: Pleasantly silent & lethal

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passive-aggressiveDealing with everyday frustration is normal for anyone. What becomes a challenge is dealing with various styles of communication. I find that there are only two major types of communicators, those that are direct and those that are passive aggressive. In my opinion, one of the most frustrating types of communication styles is passive aggressiveness. Passive aggressive communicators are non-confrontational individuals, they might come across as pleasant even, but they can often be deadly. If actions could kill, passive-aggressive people are like lethal silent bullets, you don’t even know they are upset or seeking revenge until it’s too late.

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Haunted by our Bullies: the long-term affects

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You are an adult now, you have a career, nice car, you are done with college, and you have a wife/husband, and a family. Maybe this is you or maybe you are single and struggling through relationships. Where ever you are in your personal and professional life, maybe there is something that you have never quite gotten over and that is the person or people that bullied you. Perhaps being bullied has affected your ability to keep relationships, hold down a job, or perhaps you’ve managed to have a successful life despite your painful past.

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