Being a human #124 Shush. Stop talking and listen. When you talk over people or just wait for the gap to talk, you are not listening. Not listening is disrespectful. Stop. Listen. Learn. Respect.
Being a human #114 Every human is allowed to take up space for themselves and their personnel things. You should never feel inferior because you require space in which to exist. Take all the space you need however be considerate of the space belonging to other humans.
Being a human #110 Keep confidences. However, never keep secrets from your significant other or your mom. That never ends well. Besides, mothers are exempt from “Please don’t tell anyone” because a good mother will keep your secret to her grave.
Be kind when dealing with older humans. It’s very easy for them to get confused. Don’t assume that because they misremembered something that they have dementia. They may just be tired or distracted. Be respectful. One day you will be the old person.
One adulting skill that does not come naturally is adaptability. You must learn to move and adjust your sails on the raging ocean that is this life. There is a difference when talking about evolution and adapting. You do not need to evolve into a different human type. Stay true to who you are; however,… Continue reading Day 64
The sun is shining and I’m alive. I live in a free country where I can believe and speak as I wish. Even so, I am never free of the consequences of my beliefs acted upon or my words spoken.
People should listen instead of just waiting for their turn to talk. Did you hear that? Are listening? So often humans just want to talk to get what they want to say out in the air. They pay no mind to the other person talking. They don't listen. It is called discourse not a monologue… Continue reading Day 49