Motivating yourself when depressed-here’s how

Depression is a common mental disorder. It’s estimated that 16.2 millionTrusted Source adults in the United States, or about 6.7 percent, experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2016. Symptoms of depression can range from mild to severe. They can be chronic, or they can occur as one-time episodes caused by traumatic life events such as a death... Continue Reading →

10 books with lessons

Books teach us and help us learn valuable lessons for life…lessons not necessarily taught by teachers or parents. Here are 10 books that have made a difference in my life. It may inspire you too! 1. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin S. Sharma2. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen... Continue Reading →

8 things we believe because of advertising

There are so many customs in life we take for granted -- from a late morning coffee break to the serious need to rinse our mouths squeaky-clean with mouth wash. Habits like these are so deeply engrained in our culture that we don't realize how many of them were created out of thin air by... Continue Reading →

‘Pig Butchering’ is worrying

DIGITAL SWINDLES LIKE business email compromises and romance scams generate billions of dollars for criminals. And they all start with a little bit of “social engineering” to trick a victim into doing something disadvantageous, whether that's trusting someone they shouldn't or sending money into the void. Now, a new variation of these schemes, known as... Continue Reading →

Why do women cry more than men?

Anne Kreamer, author of It's Always Personal: Emotion in the New Workplace, shares best practices for handling emotions at the office....Continue reading

Negotiation with an important person…yourself

Life is a series of negotiations. You negotiate all day, every day, from the time you wake up to the time you go to sleep. Contract terms and conditions. Hiring, managing performance, and firing. Defining deadlines, scope, and deliverables. Collecting fees. Seeking alignment about business strategy. Enlisting stakeholders. Creating partnerships and joint ventures. Dissolving them.... Continue Reading →

Are you sleeping enough?

"When you're sleep deprived, your brain reverts to a teenager -- it's all gas and no brake," said Michael Howell, a neurologist at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. "Suddl...Continue reading

Interesting lines from The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

A favourite book from my childhood, apart from all my Enid Blyton books, is this book by Margery Williams ” The Velveteen Rabbit”. It is a story about how toys, like people,become REAL when they experience love. The following is a conversation in the nursery between the Skin Horse and The Velveteen Rabbit:- “Real isn’t... Continue Reading →

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