blogging, Motivational

Connecting through Kindness

Meaningful connection is diminishing. Communities are more divided on political, cultural, socio-economic and environmental fronts. Residents of larger cities feel more disconnected and more alone than ever before. Photo by Anna Tarazevich on Pexels.com Despite being well-connected via devices and instant messaging, feelings of loneliness and isolation are on the rise the world over and… Continue reading Connecting through Kindness

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blogging

FOMO and Coping skills for Children

There's an epidemic raging in the community, and it isn't a variant of Corona. It's FOMO - otherwise known as the Feeling of Missing Out. What is FOMO - the Fear of Missing Out FOMO is the feeling that you are missing out on something fundamentally important that others are experiencing right now. It can… Continue reading FOMO and Coping skills for Children

flowers
blogging, Philosophy

Are You Ready Yet? How We Shop

"Are you ready yet?" My other half, aka the 'Moth,' called out - anxious to leave for another shopping expedition. Meanwhile, I tapped away on the keyboard writing yet another blog post. "I won't be long," I distractedly shouted back down the hall. But time then slowed for me; I was engrossed in getting my… Continue reading Are You Ready Yet? How We Shop

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Philosophy

Ways to Improve Life during the Year of Covid

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless, diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or… Continue reading Ways to Improve Life during the Year of Covid

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Motivational

Herd Mentality

The Honey bee is successful because it is a master of teamwork and collective decision making. They use their communication system to allow good decisions to spread and diminish information that is unhelpful. Joanne Reed According to Author Joanne Reed, humans in a group, are influenced by what the majority of others are thinking, or… Continue reading Herd Mentality

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Australia

Post LockDown Possibilities for Retail Centres

Worst-case Scenario I think we all are aware that brands and stores may not survive the financial hiatus resulting from the pandemic. Together with the shift in the popularity of online shopping, the enforced elimination of in-person appointments and alternative home delivery methods, what if shopping malls could become a relic of the past? Already… Continue reading Post LockDown Possibilities for Retail Centres