why are YOU here?

  “The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.”  ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov “All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and … Continue reading why are YOU here?

are YOU the YOU in YOU?

Being your true self is herculean. There are many factors that will be against your achieving this. Pressure from many points like family, culture, community, friends etc. will try to hinder your true self coming out, but it behooves on you to overcome all these barriers in order to be yourself. The discussion of the … Continue reading are YOU the YOU in YOU?

photoshop or real YOU?

Every one is a painter. We paint the image of ourself that we have in our mind. Some do "photoshop" the image they project while many others struggle to show the true and real picture of themselves. Can you ever be true to yourself? If you can, then YOU will develop a positive self concept … Continue reading photoshop or real YOU?

whose IMAGE is this?

Life gives each and every one of us a mirror. The image YOU see in that mirror is a product of your own thoughts, imagination and actions. You turn out the way you want to be. Your birth, parents, background or limitations do not define YOU. You define yourself and there are some factors that … Continue reading whose IMAGE is this?

how much are YOU worth?

  Each and every one of us has a value. The value that determines how we see ourselves and how others see us. Our worth, not in physical terms but in character, value and pedigree matters most. This in a way expresses our self-concept and self esteem. Self -Concept Self-concept is about the individual’s perception … Continue reading how much are YOU worth?

are YOU balanced?

Balancing Your Relationship After developing your listening skills and becoming efficient in how YOU listen to others, you will begin to have relationships with others. Your life journey depends greatly on how these relationships turn out. Are YOU dominating the relationships or are YOU being dominated? Your answer to this last question will determine the … Continue reading are YOU balanced?

overcoming listening inhibitors?

Listening is an important aspect of human life. Our ability to listen or not listen affects all aspects of how we live or exist. As previous posts on this topic have shown listening is a process and there are many factors and barriers that affect our being effective listeners. HOW DO WE OVERCOME THESE BARRIERS … Continue reading overcoming listening inhibitors?

what hinders your listening?

When you listen, there are many things that can hinder or inhibit your listening ability. These barriers hinder your effective listening skill. WHAT ARE THOSE BARRIERS? barriers of listening In being able to listen effectively, some barriers can pose problems for the individual listener. They include the following: - Physical Auditory impairment Psychological – emotional … Continue reading what hinders your listening?

what affects your listening?

When  we listen, so many factors affect how we listen and what we hear. Listening takes prominence in our communication skills because without listening we cannot speak well or even understand what others are telling us. There are many things that may make us become ineffective listener. WHAT ARE THEY? Factors That Affects Listening The … Continue reading what affects your listening?

what’s your listening style?

The way you listen and what you listen for matters when listening. As a passive communication skill, you are the only person who can measure if YOU are really listening.There are various types of listening and a knowledge of the various types will help you greatly as you continue on your life's journey. Listening will … Continue reading what’s your listening style?