Negotiation

Understanding your temperament, and those of the people around you, is key to negotiation.  That is what I learned today, anyway. The other thing I have learned is that it is good to speak up as soon as something goes wrong. Negotiation is still something I need to work on – perhaps I should make…

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Why Study?

What motivates you to study? There are, of course, lots of good reasons to study; for the end career, for the present joy of studying; to change course; to progress in your job. It doesn’t even have to be something you share with others.  If you really think about it, you’ll know what keeps you…

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Intuition

One of the main things I have learned during my journey is to listen to my intuition; my gut. The more I listen to it, the better things seem to go health and mental health-wise. I also have a rule that keeps impulsive behaviour at bay:  if you’re not sure don’t do it.

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Being a Snail

This sounds like a psychotic tale, Perhaps it is.  Perhaps it’s not. I know I’d like to be a snail. Who gets things done, And smiles a lot. I’d like to take my dearest dreams, And make them dearest real. I know I’d like to be a snail. Who gets things done, The real deal.…

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Protein Power

Today I ate a LOT of protein; fish, scampi, protein bars and protein boosted yogurt. It’s pretty much all I wanted (I always listen to my body when it comes to food), and the cravings kept coming all day. I did a lot of exercise this morning – ten minutes is a lot when you…

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Games People Play

This is an amazing book written by Eric Berne in 1963.  While a little outdated and completely male-centric, as well as routed in Western culture, at least the book admits games will change along-side the socio-cultural landscape: ‘new games are continually being discovered’ (Berne 1963:61).  I would love to see culturally specific versions of this…

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