Many of us have princples that guide our lives, ideals that we’ve translated into practical habits to reflect who we want to be. But sometimes, those principles are too hard to uphold, or conflict with one another, or somehow don’t really seem to mirror that initial ideal. Is it alright not to live according to your own principles for a while?
What is the one response that works on an angry friend, a scared child and a grieving family member? It’s empathy. It’s one of the most valuable skills we can acquire and the impact on our personal and professional relationships is amazing. Why not give it a try?
Self-love is a hot topic and has been for years. But what does it really mean to love yourself? And what signs can you see along the way that show you are on the right track? Here’s my humble tuppenceworth on the issue.
You want to teach your child something important, a lesson that they can benefit from for the rest of their lives. But unknowningly, outside of our awareness, we might be teaching them some very different lessons as well.