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Get Wordy With Me #3

July 11, 2014 • In search of selfComments (0)

Welcome to Get Wordy With Me, the weekly(ish) column where you learn how to creatively insult and describe people using work-appropriate language.  1) BALEFUL (adj) What it means: sinister, pernicious, ominous (Usually applies to looks, glances, and glares, but can be used to describe other things) Example 1: I didn’t understood why my male...

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Get Wordy With Me #2

June 30, 2014 • In search of selfComments (0)

Welcome to Get Wordy With Me, the weekly(ish) column where you learn how to creatively insult and describe people using work-appropriate language.  1) FATUOUS (adj) What it means: silly, inanely foolish (This word often has a connotation of smugness in...

Learning to Forgive

June 22, 2014 • In search of selfComments (0)

Forgiveness is one of the most difficult traits to master. When someone has caused you unspeakable hurt that leaves you scarred for life, it is almost impossible for you to look at him or her and claim forgiveness. This is particularly true when you have been...

Get Wordy With Me #1

June 17, 2014 • In search of selfComments (0)

Welcome to Get Wordy With Me, the weekly(ish) column where you learn how to creatively insult and describe people using work-appropriate language.  1)PROLIX (adj) What it means: Longwinded, verbose; extended to great, unnecessary, or tedious length Example...

Discovering the Leader Within

June 10, 2014 • In search of selfComments (0)

There are some people who are natural leaders. When they stand to speak, everyone listens and obeys. Their charm and amicable personalities easily win people over and encourage people to support their cause. I believe, however, that each of us had the ability...

5 Keys to Happiness

June 8, 2014 • In search of selfComments (0)

“Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.” ― 14th Dalai Lama Have you ever turned on the radio and heard your favorite song blasting through the speakers? In that moment you start bobbing your head and singing on top of...

Is the Sky Really Blue? How to see the bright side of things even when life is against you

May 15, 2014 • In search of selfComments (0)

Thoughts have the power to transform our lives. However, the prevalence of bills, family issues, difficult people, and emotional turmoil can create a sense of gloom in any individual.  Furthermore, when things don’t happen the way we want them to, we can...

The Tiny Speck in an Ever Changing World

December 14, 2013 • Self ActualisationComments (0)

The Tiny Speck in an Ever Changing World Author: Christine McLean Have you ever attempted to pick up every grain of sand on the seashore or count the number of stars in a starlit sky? These impossible tasks may cause you to think that that a single star or...

Bridging the Gap

October 14, 2013 • Self ActualisationComments (0)

Bridging the Gap Author: Alice Turner What exactly does ‘bridging the gap’ mean: Mr. Clinton singled out education as a vital tool in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor. English dictionary definition: if you bridge the gap, you make a...

Make yourself luckier today

October 2, 2013 • Self ActualisationComments (0)

Make yourself luckier today Author: Tatenda Sithole Don’t you just hate how some people seem to be so lucky? You must know what I mean right? Those people who seem to have the perfect job, the perfect lifestyle, even the perfect body. The kind of people who...