Archive for February, 2016

The 7 Things Introverts Need For Happiness In The Workplace

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Introverts are valuable employees. We bring creativity, dedication, and self-motivation to any task we focus on. According to Marti Laney, author of The Introvert Advantage,

“Introverts are thoughtful, imaginative, tend to work independently and think outside the box. Introverts are keen observers and sensitive listeners.”
Famous introvert entrepreneurs include Thomas Edison, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Marissa Mayer, and Mark Zuckerberg.

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Nice Guys Don’t Actually Finish Last, According To New Study

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

If you’re smart you’ll commit to a relationship with a nice guy.

A new study finds that men who are concerned for the well-being of others in place of themselves may have a better shot with women compared to men who are just good-looking.

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What Life Is Like Before And After You Get A Dog, In 9 Comics

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Good comics.

Why Your Second Love Will Always Be More Powerful Than Your First

Friday, February 19th, 2016

A first love is innocent. You go in blind, with no understanding and no standards.

Second love, now that’s the real stuff. You’ve grown from all that pain, and you have skeletons that need to be discovered. There is a lot to learn about a person based on what they don’t say, and there’s even more to learn by reaching the point of opening up. Finding the person to accept all of that is a beautiful thing. Appreciate yourself and appreciate your other half; most importantly, appreciate how great you make each other.

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As a Holocaust Survivor, I Know This Small Action Is the True Antidote to Hate

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

On this Holocaust Remembrance Day, I am very concerned when I see presidential candidates fanning the flames of animosity. In the ’30s in Germany, Jews were the target, but the dangerous rhetoric of today is focused on Muslims and particularly Syrian refugees. Like the anti-Semitic tirades of decades ago, many of the same ingredients are present in the speeches of candidates who hold surprisingly high levels of support from the American people.

It is an all too familiar recipe: Strip away individuality and wrap everyone in the group into an amorphous and frightening entity. Speak about what they will take from us and add in a strong nationalist sentiment that allows people to justify their hatred as patriotic allegiance. It was this lethal combination that sent my family to Auschwitz, my father to the gas chamber, and me, a boy of 16, to a slave labor camp where I was forced to build railroads on starvation rations. The SS guards were able to do this to us because they lost sight of our humanity and of our individuality.

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The 5 Big Differences Between Being 45 And 65

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Priorities shift in surprising ways.

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9 Not-So-Obvious Signs Your Partner Isn’t ‘The One’

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Your partner should bring out the best in you, inspire you to grow and make you laugh like nobody’s business. If that’s not happening, you’re probably with the wrong person.

Below, experts share nine signs the person you’re with might not be right for you.

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Thomas Ramey Watson is an affiliate faculty member of Regis University's College of Professional Studies. He has served as an Episcopal chaplain (lay), trained as a psychotherapist, done postdoctoral work at Cambridge University, and was named a Research Fellow at Yale University.

In addition to his scholarly writings, he is a published author of poetry and fiction.

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