Man, have you noticed how hard it is these days to have a normal conversation? Everything is so divided, so polarized, that we aren’t talking to each other anymore. There’s no compromise, and speaking to family, friends and co-workers has gotten a lot harder. That’s why this video caught my eye recently.
Celeste Headlee speaks about 10 ways to have a better conversation. She’s funny and to the point. Here’s her 10 basic rules to make improvements …
Recently watched this YouTube video and I had to share because I thought it contained such a good description of Feminism. I’ve always been passionate about clothes, toys, roles and such, are not gender-based.
Recently watched a Ted Talk about “The Magic of Not Giving a F*ck”. Wonderful 12-minute video about career advice and being happy. Often we declutter items and deciding what gives us joy. This speaker makes you think about what if we do that with Time, Energy and Money. Clear out your mind. Life changing and liberating advice.
Recently watched a Ted Talk about Highly Sensitive People (HSP). The speaker says “Sensitivity has a PR problem! To be highly sensitive is to be flawed.”. For 15-20% of population, and includes both male and females. Remember, it’s not an illness, and not a choice. We need to accept and appreciate sensitive traits. Imagine!
This video’s title is called “The price of shame” and it caught my eye because of the recent #MeToo discussions in the news. This Ted talk is by Monica Lewinsky. She explains her experiences in this 22 minutes made me stop and think about the language that I use and how it may affect people.
Recently watched this video about emotions. I work with a wonderful team of people for a large company in Columbus Ohio and we are setup for our project using a Scrum framework. It works well because we have worked to trust and accept feedback. However, when team dynamics change, there is a needs for adjustments. This time it involved emotions. I found this video very helpful and insightful.
This Ted Talk speaker was recently at a class reunion from Yale. Much of the group was privileged, educated, successful, but yet not happy. The ones who were happy had studied for the joy of learning – history, theater, art, classes. To find your life’s purpose, answer these 5 questions …