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  • The Power of Connection: Communal Relationships vs. Transactional Relationships

    The Power of Connection: Communal Relationships vs. Transactional Relationships

    Relationships come in various forms and their dynamics are constantly evolving. To effectively navigate relationships, we have to have an understanding of them. Two fundamental types of relationships that shape our interactions with others are communal relationships and transactional relationships. While both have their place in society, understanding their differences and the impact they have…

  • Unveiling the Charms: Warm and Cool Personalities

    Unveiling the Charms: Warm and Cool Personalities

    In our diverse world, we encounter a myriad of individuals, each with their own unique personality traits. Some people exude warmth, drawing others toward them like moths to a flame, while others possess a coolness that creates an air of mystery. Understanding the differences between these warm and cool personalities can help us navigate social…

  • Unveiling the Mystery of Love with Sternberg’s Triangular Theory

    Unveiling the Mystery of Love with Sternberg’s Triangular Theory

    Love is a complex and multifaceted emotion that has intrigued humans for centuries. While it is often seen as an abstract concept, psychologist Robert J. Sternberg proposed a comprehensive theory that aims to define and understand love in a more structured manner. Sternberg’s Theory of Love, also known as the Triangular Theory of Love, provides…

  • Mastering Time Management: Strategies for Increased Productivity

    Mastering Time Management: Strategies for Increased Productivity

    In our fast-paced world, where demands and distractions are abundant, effective time management has become a critical skill for success. Learning to manage your time efficiently allows you to prioritize tasks, reduce stress, and achieve your goals. In this blog post, we will explore key strategies for mastering time management and enhancing productivity in all…

  • 4 Ways to Postpone your Procrastination

    4 Ways to Postpone your Procrastination

    We’ve all done it at some time or other. We put off our exercise routine until tomorrow; we continually delay nishing that project or starting that business. Procrastination is the mother of all demons and can literally stop you in your tracks from achieving all that you desire. We first have to understand what procrastination…

  • Understand Emotional Intelligence and How to Increase Your EQ Today

    Understand Emotional Intelligence and How to Increase Your EQ Today

    If you had met me several years ago, you would’ve found it was tough to be around me. I was challenging to work with and being my friend might’ve been a taxing experience for you. I also really struggled with change, both personally and professionally. I didn’t know it then, but I was low in…

  • 9 Ways To Combat Fear

    9 Ways To Combat Fear

    Fear gets to the best of us, whether it is fear of failure, fear of success or even fear of fear. All of us have experienced fear at some point in our lives and it can be a real stumbling block that holds us back from being truly successful. Fear can’t hold you back forever,…

  • Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability and Gay Men – My Journey

    Vulnerability. This is a topic that I talk about regularly at work. When I am working with leaders and teams, the conversation often comes back to the concept of vulnerability and vulnerable-based trust for healthy relationships. In “Daring Greatly”, Dr. Brene Brown describes vulnerability as “uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure“. It is choosing to share…

  • Inclusion is for All – Why Public Shaming White Gay Men is Not Working

    Inclusion is for All – Why Public Shaming White Gay Men is Not Working

    I was playing around on Instagram and I came across this meme on a meme account that I follow. The intent was to be funny. It’s also an attempt to shame a demographic in the gay community, cisgender white gay men, for claiming to support inclusion but not actually being inclusive. My background is in…

  • Albanian and Gay – Robbed of the Parent Experience

    Albanian and Gay – Robbed of the Parent Experience

    In 2012 I wrote a blog post about my experience of being gay and Albanian. I was 30 at the time and needed to express myself how I felt. I was angry at how the Albanian community viewed me and treated me for being gay when I came out. Since then, I have been on…