Blog — goodness
In my last blog post on this topic, I said that for many of us, it’s way easier to give a compliment, than to receive one. But I know that some of us don’t express ourselves using words. And for those of us who do, most times, we still watch our compliments go in one ear, and out the other - much to our dismay. It’s also true that people around us (especially those we don’t know) interpret things differently - so while you might think that telling someone you see every day that they look pretty is perfectly sweet,...
There are some amazing anecdotes for conflict resolution. Quite sadly, I can’t think of any of them when I receive an email I don’t like or argue with a friend. I’ve always loved the saying, “It is better to be happy than to be right”. And now, “love means saying you’re sorry” is one of my favorites! (Should that be a t-shirt in the Compliment line?) People in all types of relationships are bound to bump heads, but it’s what you do after conflict that matters. So while apologizing excessively can be a problem, I thought I would share a...
It's easy to forget just how BIG our impact can be. When we are tempted to play small and reside with the notion that "I'm just one person..." or "no one's actually listening..." or "does this even matter?", let's encourage each other to rise up. Answer the call. Be the change. Take action. The world is better because of you. Go shine your light.
Geeking Out Nikki, in her mid-30's gets a library card and is obsessed with free books. Melissa cannot stop eating citrus since she has a huge orange tree in her yard and she heard pregnant citrus cravings could mean she's having a girl! Pay AttentionHow community is built, why it's critical to feel part of something and how on Earth 2 introverts manage to lead and be part of communities that serve them rather than spaces that drain your energy. Melissa and Nikki reminisce on one of the first community/group they created as women in business, Growing Together and how...