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Are you a pencil or an eraser?

==> PENCIL: I’m sorry ==> ERASER: For what? You didn’t do anything wrong. ==> PENCIL: I’m sorry because you get hurt because of me. Whenever I made a mistake, you’re always there to erase it. But as you make my mistakes vanish, you lose a part of yourself. You get smaller and smaller each time. […]

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Somebody still loves you

Later in the day, cooking the evening meal, the 5 years son stood beside her mother very still. When the mom turned, she nearly knocked him down. “Move out of the way,” she said with a frown. The little boy walked away, his little heart broken. The mom didn’t realize how harshly she had spoken. […]

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Once a baby Girl went to a shop with her mother. The shop keeper looked at the small cute child and showed her a bottle with sweets… And said, “Dear Child, you can take the sweets”. But the child didn’t take. The shopkeeper was surprised Such a small child she is and why is she […]

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How To Tell When Someone Is Lying

To know how to tell when someone is lying, it helps to first look at the three basic types of lies. These are lies of omission, commission, and embellishment. What follows is a short description/definition of each, and some ways to detect each kind of lying. Lying By Omission A lie of omission is when […]


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5 Ways to Heal from a Broken Heart

When you suffer from a broken heart it feels like your world is coming to an end. The pain can be unbearable. It is hard to sleep, eat or concentrate. You wonder if you will be able to feel good or happy ever again. It can be especially devastating when a relationship you really care […]

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10 Tips for Building Trust

One day last January, I watched as eight inches of snow piled up one morning. My neighbor, Gene proceeds to go out and shovel his driveway. It must’ve taken him an hour of back-breaking work. Then surprisingly, I watch him as he walks to my yard and shovel MY driveway — it took him over […]

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How to Create Friction Free Relationships

You have an awkward interaction with your friend. Do you blame her and wait for an apology, or do you proactively reach out to ‘own’ your part in it? Your assistant does your marketing promotion wrong. Do you get irritated at her or do you calm yourself down before asking her to help you understand […]

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7 Golden Rules of Communication

Good communication is not rocket science. It’s also not ‘painting by numbers’ where people have to learn a set of techniques. It’s not enough to learn some skills. The key to good communication is not just having good communication skills, but also having self-awareness. Why do you react and behave the way you do? What […]

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5 Tips to ‘Think Positive’ When You Are Anxious

Do you ever have the experience where you are worried what is going to happen in the future? It’s not anything specific, or maybe it’s many specific challenges that are all adding up. You might even know your anxiety is ‘irrational’ but that doesn’t help! Here are two approaches you can use to ‘think positive’ […]

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Traits of the Effective, Respected, and Liked Leader

A truly energizing leader acts as a catalyst – the one who ultimately gets people going. They move others out of their comfort zone by believing in them and providing the support those people need to take risks. This person can raise the passion and enthusiasm of others so they want to take action. Change […]

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