Psychotherapist Esther Perel is a relationship expert. She’s written two bestselling books, one of which has been translated into 25 languages, and her TED talks have been viewed over 20 million times. She speaks 9 languages. She is executive producer and host of a popular podcast series, and is an organizational consultant for worldwide Fortune 500… Read More Looks like she’s made it . . .
“Anyone can become angry —that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way — this is not easy.” Aristotle (The Nicomachean Ethics)
If you’ve not yet come across the Atlas of Emotions, check it out . . . http://atlasofemotions.org/#introduction/ It might be just what you were looking for.
I can’t pretend to understand every one of Abraham Maslow’s thoughts and ideas, but this one seems pretty clear . . . “If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”
Flight Attendant Julie Reynolds recently completed 41 years of service with the same airline. Not bad for someone who at the age of only 17 took the opportunity of putting herself forward for the role while working in the airline’s offices, and her manager had to be her guarantor to confirm that she was mature… Read More Soaring high . . .
“The most common form of despair is not being who you are.” Soren Kierkegaard
So, if you were a world-famous author, and your child’s A-level text was one of your own best-sellers, and you tutored them about what you thought they might want to consider when writing an essay about it … what would you do if your child only got a C+ when the essay was marked? You… Read More Getting emotional . . .
I read a most lovely article about the last Blockbuster video shop standing. Bend, Oregon is home to the store – it’s been there since 1992. Today, its manager, Sandi Harding, keeps it stocked with Blu-rays, DVDs and video games. Her store has achieved something of a cult status, with people visiting it to dwell… Read More Good times . . .
“Life isn’t filled with perfect harmony. The world is littered with bum notes, off-key moments and tuneless episodes. The trick is to find your own music, to ignore the discord and sing your own tune.” Annie Lyons (The Choir on Hope Street)
I was thinking about how lucky you are if you have a manager/leader/boss who you feel you can make a mistake in front of, and tell them … because you know that they’ll listen, they’ll help you, and together you’ll sort it. As Erol Ozan says: “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost” … Read More Have a good trip . . .