Mistakes


“You won’t learn anything from your successes.” I’ve lately come to think that there’s something quite brilliant about this statement. Apart from being simple, it points to a truth that doesn’t usually occupy our thoughts: that we learn from our mistakes. Think about your successes. devamını oku...

Our Truths, Your Truths, Their Truths


We seem to be spending a lot of our time and energy on criticizing something or someone. It’s sadly true that we do witness an endless amount of unpleasant situations that do justify these criticisms. However, today I’m more interested in the criticism of people, devamını oku...

‘Empathy is Very Important’


One of the verbal emollients of recent years has been the word ‘empathy.’ However, I’m unsure if we feel it as much as we mention it. According to the dictionary, empathy is, ‘the psychological identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of devamını oku...

It’s Not About the Nail


After watching a video recently, a light bulb literally went off in my head. This short video, which was made by writer and director Jason Headley, expresses, in a very convincing tone, people’s desire to simply be ‘listened to,’ sometimes. As someone who finds complaining devamını oku...