You want to say “no.” But the same old “yes” keeps coming out of your mouth. How to handle every situation, every time with confidence
The most complicated and interesting aspects of our lives are how we relate to other humans:
Our lives are one long experiment in figuring out how to relate to our fellow humans.
I’ve had a lot of problems with relationships. By my nature I’m not an extroverted person; I much prefer my own company to that of most other people. But I’ve been observing.
I’ve studied the mechanics of human relationships because I’m so sensitive to new ones and how they work out.
In these articles, I reveal all that I know about how to survive and even thrive in relationships… even when, like me, you have some degree of social anxiety.
Is your time sucked away because guilt and lack of confidence stop you from saying “no,” the nearly-forbidden word? Why it happens and what to do.
I wasn’t taught to mock LGBT’s. I just observed the shortcuts other people used to achieve acceptance and popularity. How I un-learned bigotry, and why.
What does it mean to be an introvert in a connected world? The pressure is to engage in order to validate that you exist. Is true introversion dying out?
We revere people who follow the beat of their own drum. It’s also obvious that 99% of the population is unwilling to do that. Are you? And how can you break free?
How harshly do you judge your own features? Why are we so hard on ourselves? We can remove some of that judgment from our reflections with – appropriately enough – some self-reflection.