If you have experienced bullying or extreme criticism in your life, simple feedback can be a trigger that causes you to become defensive.
We must embrace the day without too much attachment to outcome or expectation. For therein lies the ego and anxiety, waiting to trip us up.
Many of us sit and take the time to look forward.Others just look back.Whichever way you chose to face the year ahead, it’s time to decide to be inspired.
Twas the night before New Year’sDoing an annual reviewFolks were getting frustrated shouting“Hey, where’s the corkscrew?”
Little did I know that I would get to play Santa for so many people that year. It still remains one of my best Christmases ever.
When you complain about Christmas at the office or malign poor people, it upsets me. It’s making people really uncomfortable to hear their supervisor talk like that.
There can also be a cultural moral high ground for productivity which can dilute our logic. People feel guilty for taking a few days off year round.
Because of this, I truly believe that this loud American hiccough will eventually subside and people will put relationships before politics once again. After all, respect and human rights are part of the current American value system.
Even when I figured out that I was not going to the “move the needle”, I would go to these groups and convince myself that I had worked on my business. Sometimes, we have to realize that something isn’t working and move on, keeping only the pieces that make sense.
Honestly, this week, I was truly distracted and disgusted by the Access Hollywood video and subsequent denials by the Republican nominee. While people are asking themselves if he should get a pass because they don’t like his opponent, my mind has gone straight to his victims and how courageous they are.
I was the new office administrator, which happened to be her favorite target for abuse. I was supposed to be able to predict her needs or incur her wrath. Charming.
A little known fact about the residential schools is that when they were built, these were the only schools in Canada that included a cemetery to bury the children that would die. His sister was in one of those cemeteries.