Does your mom or dad keep telling you that you're raising your children the wrong way? Do your parents keep telling you to get a better job than the one you have now? If the answer to these rhetorical questions is yes, you may be dealing with critical parents. If your mom or dad never seems to have anything nice to say about you, you might need to keep reading this article. You'll find out how to keep your parents' unreasonable criticisms at bay. The Effect
Relationships should be 50/50, but sometimes this isn’t the case. Some people find themselves in one-way relationships. Do you know what a one-way relationship is? Well, it sure isn’t a happy situation, at least for the one who’s doing all the work. When you’re dating or even married things should be balanced in order for both parties to be happy. Love, commitment, and basic care should always be the same between two people in an intimate union. Why do people get involved in one-way relationships?
Neuro-linguistic programming or NLP has been a hot topic lately, and it's inspired a great deal of debate. Depending on who you listen to, it's either New Agey pseudo-scientific quackery or a panacea that solves every single social and workplace problem. In spite of all the hype, NLP is neither of these things. In fact, there's a good chance that an overwhelming majority of individuals who claim to practice the techniques are misusing them. Fortunately, even those who don't have any formal training can take
What does the workplace need? The emphasis doesn't lie with more work or harder work. The point is we need team building activities. We’ve all heard stories about people who can’t stand co-workers who clock in and clock out every day hardly talking to anyone unless they absolutely need to. As a fellow employee, this can become very challenging. This means workload will be distributed unevenly causing overwork, and overload. And this happens all the time. The sad truth is that most people hate their
All skills, including professional ones, can be natural, learned, and mastered. As you grow up, the more of them you acquire, and the more of them you need. As we transition towards a more technology-oriented future, more expertise is being demanded in the professional world than ever before. Technology and skills share an interesting relationship. We are working on, and with, technology to make things easier for us. Yet, there is a rise in the requirement of unique skill sets to leverage technology, bend it
Whether we like it or not, instant messaging apps have slowly but surely become the de facto way to communicate with one another across the world. Many of us have stopped trying to figure out long-distance phone call rates or how to send letters that take ages to arrive anyway (if they don’t get lost en route). We simply want to talk with our friends and family – locally and internationally – with apps that are easy to understand, free to use, quick to deliver,
Relationships rely on mutual trust and communication. Lying in a relationship or being untruthful can lead to jealousy, doubt, and distrust. There are some things you should absolutely never lie about, which can be particularly damaging to a healthy relationship. Here are the five top things to avoid lying about in your relationship: 1. How you really feel Especially in a new relationship, it is easy to be swept up in the tide of emotions and excitement and perhaps not be completely truthful about how
Is your child strong-willed? Good. If they're not, you'll be interested to see why this is a good thing. Your child is an extension of yourself and you want them to thrive in every way possible. Raising a strong-willed child takes attention and detail, but it is possible. When raising kids you want them to embrace the good traits that you have and probably ignore some of those bad ones - not that we have any... One goal when raising children is to help them