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Are You the Annoying Colleague at Work?

No one wants to be that person in the office whom everyone avoids because of attitude, certain characteristics, and mannerisms. That is, unless that person has serious issues and goes out of his way to be the annoying colleague. Sometimes, however, we may not be aware that we are behaving in such a way that […]

How to Be Assertive Without Being Rude

Assertiveness is a trait that is usually associated to Westerners. In other parts of the world, say, the East, this trait can be misunderstood as being abrasive, or even rude. It can be a cultural thing, or it can be a personality issue. But no one should be a doormat just because one doesn’t want […]

Making Decisions Following Buddhist Principles

Decision-making is one of the toughest things in life, albeit in varying degrees. Some people are decisive to the extent we think they were born that way – and perhaps they were. For some people, however, making a decision can be an excruciating process. Often, the process takes too long that a decision is not […]

What Is Childhood Emotional Neglect And How It Affects Your Child

Childhood emotional neglect. It’s not something we hear about when talking of typical developmental childhood conditions. But it’s actually more common than we think, albeit less noticeable because the manifestations are not as alarming as, say, autism, ADHD or defiant behavior. Yet, CEN can lead to serious problems in adulthood, which we shall enumerate in […]

How to Cope With the Sudden Death of a Loved One

Although we all know that death is inevitable, it still doesn’t stop the mourning that follows the dying of a loved one. Impending death from a lingering illness and death that comes suddenly may cause the same level of grief for the people left behind. But the difference lies in how they cope with the […]

How To Make A Marriage Last

Most marriages in the United States and Europe are egalitarian relationships. Husband and wife share equal roles in child rearing, household chores and earning money. And while that is a good thing, could the equality also have contributed to the high divorce rates in these nations? Look to India and China, countries in the southern […]

When Things Get Financially Rough, What Do You Do?

Are you going through a rough time financially? We all know it happens to everyone, although the degree and period vary. At the end of the day, however, those financially rough times will happen, and when they do, what do you do? How do you handle things when your debt piles up? You have two […]

Celebrate Father’s Day Differently With These Activities

What do you usually do on Father’s Day? I’m going to go out on a limb here and assume that many of us usually have dinner (or lunch) and give gifts. While these activities are not negative in any way, there are many other things that you can celebrate Father’s Day. This year, why not change […]

11 Quotes for Painful Times in Life

The heart of life is good, as the song by John Mayer goes. It’s an inspiring, uplifting song. Something you should listen to when you are going through painful times in life. Because we know, that however the heart of life good, there will always be those painful times, and there is no going around it. […]

What Guided Meditation Is and Its Benefits

Meditation is a popular practice in many parts of the world today, but its origins date back to approximately 5,000 to 3,500 BCE when archeologists discovered signs of meditation in wall art. Indian scriptures, as early as 3,000 years ago, highlight meditation techniques, and as time passed, other religions and sects developed their versions of meditation. […]