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Heading confidently in the wrong direction

  TWO FRIENDS of mine told me of their painful experience in their first GPS-guided trip some years ago. The GPS was a novelty at the time. They enthusiastically entered the name of the desired city and off they went following the instructions and enjoying the view. After about FOUR hours on the road and […]

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The 2nd Rule to Successful Communication

  Pay close attention to the signs you send without saying a word. During a conversation, it’s very common for either partner to fold their arms and say, “Go on, tell me what’s bothering you,” but they’re actually saying, “I’d rather be anywhere else than to have this conversation;” all this can be said without […]

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Suggestions for the Fast of Daniel

  We live in a reality where we’re constantly bombarded by various voices, at times, simultaneously. Artists, characters, family, friends, strangers etc. Everyone always has something to tell us or a thought to share. The problem is that most of these words and opinions don’t meet our needs nor do they lead us in the […]

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The 1st Rule to Successful Communication

  Make an effort to listen and understand each other. You’ll never be able to communicate intelligently without first understanding what the other person wants to say. This is harder than it looks. Not everyone expresses themselves clearly, and sometimes our negative feelings give a different connotation to our words. Stop. Listen. Do not interrupt […]

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The generator of false beliefs

  Anger is the root of false beliefs. When a person is controlled by an anger, with time it becomes hatred. And this hatred develops beliefs to support and justify itself. If I get angry with so-and-so and let myself be consumed by it, I will end up hating so-and-so. And my hatred will begin […]