How to Get Better Job References

Most people begin thinking about reference letters when the time comes to have them ready to show their future employers. To a establish solid reference, you need to invest your time and energy early in the process. To start things off, as you leave a professional position you should make it a priority to maintain a strong communication channel with potential future references. Your references will come from a continued and prolonged relationship, in which you should be genuinely interested in the person from which you want a reference. Once you leave a position for a new one, send regular emailsContinue reading

How to Ensure Your Nightmares Don’t Come True

You may be going through life fearing of losing your job, fighting with your friends, or your family discovering your dishonesty. We are humans, so the first thing to do is remember that as a human being, you are destined to mess up and experience failures in life. We fear our biggest failures and shortcomings coming back to haunt us and rub our faces in the very crap that we have created. In order to ensure that your nightmares do not come true, strip the power they hold over your outlook. It is not a big deal, no matter whatContinue reading

How to Control the Emotions of Others

The question in the title can seem Machiavellian in nature, and it very well may be. The fact of the matter is that controlling the emotions of others is a simpler undertaking than you may believe it to be. Humans are affected by each other to an extent which perhaps goes unnoticed by yourself and the people who influence you. We are influenced in all aspects of what we do, from the body language that we display to our actions, plans, and speaking patterns. As an aside, when somebody is taking part in an interaction in which they feel uncomfortable in, theirContinue reading

How to Improve Your Patience Threshold

Being patient is generally an advantage in life. It is well established that acting out due to emotion or discomfort without much thought or meditation does not often lead to desired results. In order to achieve the goals that you set for yourself, you will need to learn how to be patient through annoying times and events. We lose patience because we feel like we are losing control of what our time is being spent on. When somebody makes you do something that you don’t want to be doing at that very moment in time, you will begin to loseContinue reading

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