This Week's Simple Tip I was having drinks with a friend of mine recently and she interestingly commented that "people share with you because you are approachable." That comment struck me as I wondered isn't everyone "approachable?"
Not really. It turns out that being "approachable" has a lot to do with listening. When you really listen to somebody, you listen not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed.
How many people do you know really listen
This Week's Simple Tip The holiday season can be draining. It's easy to feel overwhelmed with commitments, responsibilities and expectations.
At busier times of the year, sometimes we lose sight of what matters most and what brings us the most meaning in life. According to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, "Our greatest joy is when we seek to do good for others. It's how we are made. We are wired to be compassionate."
But to truly be joyful, you need to show yourself compassion as
This Week's Simple Tip While likely different from "normal," I hope you were able to enjoy a reflective Thanksgiving, and perhaps even have a chance to enjoy some of the residual fall foliage.
Ever notice that we admire the beauty of autumn even though if you look closely, many of the leaves may have holes or jagged edges. These slight imperfections do not make the leaves any less beautiful, just more unique. So why are so many grown humans not accepting of the imperfections
This Week's Simple Tip The pandemic has given us a new appreciation for human relationships. When the world feels uncertain, it's comforting to have the certainty of caring friends, positive people, people who will make you laugh, and people with crying shoulders.
Who are those people in your life? Who are the top 5 most important people are in your life? You're the sum total of the five people you spend the most time with. So choose wisely. If someone's always negative, the