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What To Do When You Feel Stuck About Your Lack Of Progress?

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 18, 2019 Success

There are phases in life when you feel absolutely stuck in the middle of the road. It seems like your feet are stuck in the mud, and you cannot take another step forward. The times when you are not seeing the face of success or everything seems like a standstill can make you feel the same. It can be anything such as failure to achieve your dream career, make progress in work, or earn a better salary. Sometimes, the lack of progress can be personal, too, such as lack of progress in your love life. So what should you do if you feel you are uselessly pushing the rock like a mythical Sysiphus? Is It Okay To Feel Depressed? Lack of progress at any point in life can be depressing. The feeling that you are not proceeding anywhere can make you feel morose and frustrated. Perhaps you have been trying...

Implementing The Basics Of Ethical Decision Making In Your Life

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 17, 2019 Mind

We are making decisions throughout the day at every step. Right from selecting offers that would make our career prosper to what to cook for dinner, we are always making choices. However, it is important to make the right decisions because they impact others around us. Always have the bigger picture in mind because that would be the ethical thing to do. As human beings, we must abide by these unwritten codes of moral conduct and behaviour that keeps others happy. Therefore, we must follow these ethical standards while taking every decision in our personal and professional lives because they will directly or indirectly impact others. In this article, we will deal with the importance of ethics in decision making in our lives. What Is Ethical Decision Making Ethics can be better described as moral codes or principles that should shape human behaviour. However, these principles or moral codes are...

Essential Soft Skills to Develop in the Workplace

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 16, 2019 Success

Embarking yourself in the corporate world could be one exciting and life-changing moment. As you look forward to applying the concepts and principles you diligently studied and toiled for in the last few years in school, you realized that not everything matters in the real world. Suddenly, everything went back to square one and you are actually vying to be given the opportunity to at least start a career and prove yourself. And again, your accolades in school does not guarantee the same success in the workplace. While they are good starting points and say something about your passion for learning and your mental capacity, it does not alone dictate how you will be able to cope with the different demands of your industry. The corporate world is different, let alone each industry has its own challenges and expectations. But before you slump there in the corner already feeling defeated...

How To Stay Away From The Negative Impacts Of Stubbornness

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 15, 2019 Mind

Some people are too hot-headed and refuse to understand the situation or others’ perspectives. We can easily find faults in others and get irritated by their stubborn attitude. But when it comes to looking at our faults, can we identify them? We often overlook our stubbornness because we remain unaware of our shortcomings. It is important to have one’s say, but at the same time, we must learn to cooperate and compromise at times. Valuing others’ opinions is necessary. Stubbornness can be the reason why people stop talking to you because they refuse to budge an inch. Perhaps it is time to change. Develop skills to negotiate, cooperate and be easier with others this year. Signs of stubbornness Check whether you exhibit these signs in your behaviour. They would give you an idea of whether you are stubborn with the people around you. You try to prove your point by...

Are you being manipulated? Here is what you can do about it

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 14, 2019 Social

People encounter manipulative behavior all the time in the office, at home, and in relationships. Learn to identify such behavior and protect yourself from it. Have you ever had this feeling that you were ‘used’ or ‘manipulated’ by someone? Maybe you felt that way after your partner forced you into doing something you did not want to do by making you feel guilty in some way. Or maybe your friend promised you something but refused to remember any such agreement when you brought it up later. Manipulative behavior comes in different shapes and sizes and most of us encounter it at some point in our lives. When you’re a victim of manipulation, you end up feeling sad and frustrated for having been treated that way. If it goes on for too long, it can severely hamper your mental health. That is why it is an essential life-skill to know about...

Achieve Personal Excellence with Skills Development

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 13, 2019 Success

There will come a time in your life that you will thirst for something better, more challenging, or more exciting things. At some point, you will also feel that colleagues are starting to take over you in terms of successes. And somehow when you reflect, you realize you are afloat in that sea called “mediocrity”. Mediocrity is that state wherein activities become mundane and your career does not excite you as much as it does. You tend to lose that vigor to pursue excellence. You only see yourself as a survivor instead of a victor. Entering this stage in your life prompts many to feel empty; like there is something that is missing. Some people develop fear because of uncertainty. But then hope starts after the question, “What’s in it for me next?”. Are You Looking for Promotion? At work, promotion does not happen automatically. We should seek it. We...

Letting Kids Fail

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 12, 2019 Social

Am I Doing It Right? Would this be good for my child? Would this make my child a better person? Parenting comes with a constant battle of answering these sets of questions with positive answers. In this era of social media, everyone tries to be the ideal parent by reading tons of shallow parenting books written by shallower influencers to roll more money. What’s missing in the jigsaw puzzle of these parents is, they don’t know what’s right or wrong anymore. If you are a rising parent and feel lost in this ocean of overly achieved parents, we are here to bring you to the shore by enlightening you on where things are going wrong and how to overcome some of the alarming issues you have been neglecting from the dawn of parenting. Am I Ready To See My Child Fail? Who is exactly? No one. Not even you and...

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