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Compliments of Lofqvist via Flickr

“Let me warm up my hands” is what we do before beginning a task. Do we think of warming an alliance, kickstarting what could be mutual admiration, or establishing interrelationships with the same degree of forethought and planning? Carelessness remains the reason our associations are not as meaningful (or as plentiful) as they could be. Turn the page…

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Compliments of Fred Seibert via Flickr

Humiliation is defined as the emotion you feel when your status is lowered in front of others” (Whitbourne, 2014).

A splat of conversational spit up. Humiliation, embarrassment, cringe worthy moments etched forever into your mind, festering in an attic full of memories – the first thing you most likely retrieve before you speak. A surge of adrenaline that creates a permanent “tattoo in the brain” which serves to warn us of impending danger (Pearson & Porath, 2009). Turn the page…

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