Just Competitive or Something Deadlier?

Competitiveness is a double-edge sword. On one side, a competitive streak can motivate us to improve upon our personal performance. On the other side, just as you want to advance your career, progress your social standing, and become financially secure, so does everyone else – and therein lies the potential for something deadlier to evolve.…

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Ever get nervous?

Do your nerves sometimes get the better of you as you think: but what if something goes wrong? One way to take control over how you think (and feel) is to establish the habit of thought-stopping. That is, the next time a negative thought about your ability to do something pops into your mind, say…

Where Has The Time Gone?

Ever been part of a conversation that goes something like: ‘Where has the year gone?’ ‘I don’t know, but it has flown by so quickly!’ Life happens and before you know it sizeable chunks of time fall off into one’s past. And even though it may seem as if it is barely yesterday’s news: how…

How to cure a case of Chinese Whispers

How is it that when we are trying to communicate, our message sometimes falls on deaf ears? Or, worse still: how is it that the intended meaning can get lost in translation? Perhaps, the secret lies somewhere in being able to speak to people’s listening! In other words, as ‘Beauty lies in the eyes of…