Assertiveness VS Consideration

Assertiveness VS Consideration I don’t know whether this is a challenge for anyone but me. There’s a fine line between being assertive and being inconsiderate of others. That’s probably why some people have trouble asserting themselves, especially to people important to them. Well, I have hands-on experience with assertiveness VS consideration to share. Today IContinue reading “Assertiveness VS Consideration”

How are you brave?

Brevity & How are you brave? Talking about brevity, all the stories about brave heroes and heroines in history just flashed into my head. Although those historical events exhibited various types of heroic courage, most people recognized only the courage to fight the fear of external threats. Brevity to Fight the External or Internal Threats?Continue reading “How are you brave?”

The Art Of Assertiveness

Assertiveness & How to Assert Yourself Authentically Talking about assertiveness, I come across many Asians having trouble with self-assertion. And we somehow feel abused by aggressive people who may have over-asserted themselves, resulting in intimidating others. Well, I don’t want to go about different races and cultures. Anyway, it is our culture to be humbleContinue reading “The Art Of Assertiveness”

The Power Of Vulnerability

What is vulnerability? Vulnerability is a state of emotional exposure that comes with some degree of uncertainty. It is the brevity of expressing one’s emotions without fear of being seen as weak.   Why are we avoiding vulnerability? With the psychological need for security and safety, many people fear having their emotions, thoughts, or feeling exposed.Continue reading “The Power Of Vulnerability”

Who Are We Judging?

A judge or Judged? Have you ever felt judged after sharing your life experience? Have you deemed a failure when you did something that didn’t turn out well? And have you ever disliked someone when you disagreed with what they did? Well, the truth is we always judge someone, some situation, and even ourselves allContinue reading “Who Are We Judging?”

The Dark Side Of Kindness

When angels turned demons What is Kindness? Before I elaborate on this topic, I would like to define kindness and the difference between kindness and compassion first. Compassion is outward and inward, and it is not necessarily action-oriented. It is more feeling-oriented. Kindness, however, is a behavioral action that others can see. It is aContinue reading “The Dark Side Of Kindness”

The Psychology Of Dislike

The psychology of dislike and how to deal with your prejudice Have you come across someone you don’t like just from the look of them for no reason? Have you talked to someone for a few moments and started despising them? Or have you met someone offensive and got on your nerve in a flash?Continue reading “The Psychology Of Dislike”

4 Techniques To Handle Ourselves Around Distasteful People

How can you handle yourself being around distasteful people? Have you been in a situation when everything was perfect except for a presence of a single person you couldn’t tolerate? It happens to me all the time. Whenever I feel happy with my surrounding or my company, there is always a new person who quicklyContinue reading “4 Techniques To Handle Ourselves Around Distasteful People”

Is it really about knowing your self-worth?

What to do when receiving a last-minute invitation to a social event from someone in your close circle? I came across an infographic post about self-respect and self-worth. That post told readers not to attend social events the hosts neglected to invite them in advance. I might agree with the writer when I was younger.Continue reading “Is it really about knowing your self-worth?”

Why do we need to practice self-love?

What are the benefits of self-love? In the previous article, I talked about the agony of not loving oneself. In this article, I will explore the benefits of self-loving. Self-love gives you inner peace & independence Loving yourself means accepting yourself as you are. So it helps you to live peacefully with yourself. You canContinue reading “Why do we need to practice self-love?”