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Small Acts of Liberation

It’s not necessarily a well-flagged problem, we tend to situate the risks to our happiness elsewhere but for a proportion of us, the greatest obstacle to our flourishing lies in a high and persistent degree of inhibition. We are, in a range of areas, painfully hesitant about saying what we deeply want, appreciating where we… Continue reading Small Acts of Liberation

Relationships

A Non-Tragic View of Breaking Up

MCL News of the end of relationships tends to be greeted with deep solemnity in our societies; it is hard not to think of a breakup except in terms of a minor tragedy. People will offer condolences as they might after a funeral. This in turn reflects an underlying philosophy of love, we are taught… Continue reading A Non-Tragic View of Breaking Up

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How to Tell a Colleague Their Breath Smells

We tend to have a pretty confident attitude towards the technical failings of the people we work with. These failings may be maddening, but we know how to put them right. Someone needs to go on a course to update their knowledge of building regulations or attend a seminar on data entry. We don’t feel… Continue reading How to Tell a Colleague Their Breath Smells

Relationships

Can Exes Still be Friends?

Mersam Consulting There are some very strong and socially-endorsed reasons why partners breaking up generally try to remain friends. To the person being, however nicely rejected, the promise of friendship can feel like an emotionally-reassuring consolation prize. You may no longer be allowed to share their bed, have children with them or end our days… Continue reading Can Exes Still be Friends?

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MASTERING THE BASICS OF COMMUNICATION & PUBLIC SPEAKING

Do you know how the best of Communicators or Public speakers started it all? Here are a few things to note Every good leader has something to say. Yet, many of us don’t take the time to polish and shape how we communicate those ideas to others or ponder how others may receive our message.… Continue reading MASTERING THE BASICS OF COMMUNICATION & PUBLIC SPEAKING

Health

GO BANANAS FOR BANANAS

Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious. They contain several essential nutrients and provide benefits for digestion, heart health and weight loss. Aside from being very nutritious, they are also a highly convenient snack food. Below are a few science based health benefits of Bananas. Bananas contain many important Nutrients http://myminimo.com?afmc=1c&utm_campaign=1c&utm_source=leaddyno&utm_medium=affiliate Bananas are among the world’s… Continue reading GO BANANAS FOR BANANAS

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WHY DO WOMEN ASK FOR PERMISSION AND APOLOGIZE EVEN WHEN NOT NECESSARY?

Mersam Consulting Have you ever noticed that men don’t ask for permission? They ask for forgiveness. My hunch is that women ask for permission more out of habit than really needing someone to give them a green light. It’s a variation on asking questions to play it safe, but potentially more self-defeating. I expect children,… Continue reading WHY DO WOMEN ASK FOR PERMISSION AND APOLOGIZE EVEN WHEN NOT NECESSARY?

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Stereotypes About Fat Girls

It’s hard enough dealing with issues of image when you’re a woman. Everywhere you look there are air-brushed models (Slay Queens), unrealistic representations, and judgment. As I have grown, I have realized the falsehood of these things and have moved on from comparing myself to models or these Slaying Queens everywhere. As a plus-sized woman,… Continue reading Stereotypes About Fat Girls