Emotion versus Reason

Sometimes I am quite emotional and for me it is good to talk with people, who are not so emotional. But sometimes I find it irritating, when people don’t show emotions. It is good to have a healthy balance. I learn in some situations, not be be too emotional. I find this following quote helpfulContinue reading “Emotion versus Reason”

Take a break

  How do you know that you need a break? Have a look at this foto: What comes to your mind?     When I was studying many years ago and working as a teacher, I felt the stress very often – I would even say almost constantly. There was a lot of pressure toContinue reading “Take a break”

Understanding each other

Did you ever experienced that you said something and the other person thought she/he understood what you were saying – I mean REALLY understood what you meant? I think communication and really understanding what the other person is saying, is not that easy. It can be the communication in a relationship, with a friend, withContinue reading “Understanding each other”

Why arguments hurt

Here comes the continuation of my post: Handling differences and dissagreements. It is about why and how an argument hurts. I found it quite interesting to read it, because I thought already a long time ago before I read this: it is often not the content (what is said) why we get hurt, but becauseContinue reading “Why arguments hurt”

Core values

„As you run around struggling to check your daily „to dos“ off your list, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s really important –your core values. Take the time to check in with yourself. Take a sheet of paper and list your values and then ask yourself if you’ve done or said anything recently thatContinue reading “Core values”

Handling differences and disagreements

A long time ago I heard from a book: Men are from Mars, women are from Venus (John Gray). I never read this book, even if it was very popular at this time. But the last 6 years I lived in a house with 3 other people and one of them had this book, soContinue reading “Handling differences and disagreements”

Change

Did you go through a change in the last months or the last year? What kind of change was it? How did you feel? I had a few changes in the last months. Usually I find that change is good and gives me new opportunities. But at the same time it is also sometimes aContinue reading “Change”

How to improve understanding between individuals?

In my teacher studies I came across the „Johari Window“ and just a few weeks ago again. I had already forgotten about it and it was very good to read up on it again. I find it very helpful. The Johari window is a technique created by Joseph Luft and Harrington Ingham in in the United States.Continue reading “How to improve understanding between individuals?”

Inner power

Three weeks ago I moved basically to the other end of the world. While packing some personal things, I found a little notebook with some notes I made a few years ago. I wrote down some points which I read in a book* and I came to the conclusion to keep this notebook. Because theContinue reading “Inner power”

Disability

    As you probably discovered: I love quotes! Good quotes… So today I read one, which I think is very true. I would like to hear your opinion about this quote from Fred Rogers: “The problem with the word “disability” is that it immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk. ButContinue reading “Disability”