The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most useful skills for surviving the modern world.
It isn’t rocket science to know that your empty words have a negative effect on those whom they are dispersed to. Promises that aren’t kept; what ifs; and just simple bullshit seem to be the most common forms. Kind of like the other Golden Rule, “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all,” what is the need to say things if you don’t mean them?
By closing myself off from any possible attachment, I’m making myself incapable of finding love.
As smart phones are meant to help connect us to people from all over town and all over the world, I think it’s ironic that they also help us disconnect from people close to us.
Sometimes I’ll see my friends look at their phone after receiving a text message from their significant other, and it seems like they’re trying to see how fast they can ruin their relationship by misinterpreting a text message.
Observing a group of benign donkeys teaches us some important things about patience, endurance, serenity and flexibility.
Every meal, every outfit, every emotion – nothing is off-limits when it comes to being an oversharer.
I do have memories of when I was little and didn’t speak at all, and all my memories were heavily visual and olfactory.
We speak indirectly, always and necessarily, our words at some angle to our sentiment, action, desire, will — even to our needs!
I cannot disguise my disgust and contempt for the idea that honesty is the overall best strategy. Many people use some iteration of this idea, and attempt to blame the other person if they do not take it constructively.