Appreciation and Happy Thoughts: Why Being Nice Matters

Appreciation and Happy Thoughts

I went on a training course at work and learnt how I’m not always a great person. Let me tell you about how easy it is to be negative about people and why we all need to stop.

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Strong Foundation: ensuring a resilient starting point for your goals

Strong Foundations: ensuring a resilient starting point for your goals

Ensure you achieve your goals by creating a strong foundation build upon – or fail like so many others! Find out how, here.

Active Listening – how it will change the way you interact forever

Active Listening

Learning how to communicate effectively can help with all manner of people and improve your relationships. Active Listening is the tool you need, and the 4 techniques I’m about to tell you are how to make use of it.

Is the greatest problem with other people ourselves? The self-delusion epidemic.

Is the greatest problem with other people ourselves? The self-delusion epidemic.

The next question is why is this the case? Why would natural selection develop a brain that leaves people deluded about themselves? A possible answer, as put forward by Robert Wright in his book “Why Buddhism is True”, is that if we believe something about ourselves it will be easier to convince other people to believe it too.