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27 Foreign Words You Didn’t Know You Were Using Every Day

By |2019-05-01T19:25:45+02:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Some words are so intrinsically embedded into our unconscious that we don’t even realise they are foreign words. Take the internationally-known distress call of ‘May Day!’ for example. It derives from the French verb for help – 'aider'. In the 1920s, people were getting used to new international radio communications. A senior air traffic control [...]

4 Basic Types of Communication and How to Master Each of Them

By |2019-04-20T21:23:30+02:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Just talking to someone isn’t going to work anymore. You must understand the different types of communication. I can strike up a conversation with anyone, to be honest. But this doesn’t mean I’m utilizing a healthy form of communication. Some types of communication do not work as well as others, and this is why we [...]

How Word Choice and Language Use Vary among Different Personality Types

By |2019-04-09T17:53:49+02:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is it possible to tell your personality from the language you use? You’d be surprised how your word choice reveals your character. We know how powerful language can be, but how does it vary amongst personalities? Furthermore, can we tell someone’s personality simply by their word choice? Do open-minded people use more liberal phrases for [...]

How Internet Slang Changes the Way We Think, Write and Speak

By |2019-03-24T20:34:04+02:00March 24th, 2019|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

There is no doubt that our language is a powerful tool. As is the internet. So how does internet slang affect us? We spend a great deal of time on the internet. As such, the internet has seen some significant changes in our lives. And so does internet slang. Posting a letter seems ridiculously slow [...]

How the Slang Language Is Driving You Insane Without You Even Knowing

By |2019-03-13T14:30:14+02:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, we all use the slang language in our daily lives. But have you ever wondered how it affects your perception? When I returned from Germany the second time at age 18, I was running around the streets of Portland Oregon. On the way back from the skate park one day, I crossed paths with [...]

4 Communication Styles and How to Use Each of Them Effectively

By |2018-12-14T21:11:45+02:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Don’t just approach someone and speak. Learn communication styles to get your point across much easier. You might see communication as a fairly simple part of life. The truth is, there are many different communication styles which people use. Now, I don’t mean styles like aggressive or passive communication, rather I am referring to styles [...]

8 Secrets of Persuasive Communication to Help You Feel and Look Confident

By |2019-11-26T14:39:43+02:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

How many times did you wish you could use the skill of persuasive communication in your personal or professional life? Well, it’s your time to shine - here are some science-backed, super effective tips to master the art of persuasive communication. 1. Match the Body Language Your body language is definitely a part of communication. [...]

Why You Need Assertiveness Skills and 5 Ways to Develop Them

By |2019-02-21T23:44:30+02:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you lack assertiveness skills? Do you know of a situation where assertiveness skills would have come in handy? You’re not alone! We’ve probably all had experience of a situation where assertiveness skills were useful. Perhaps you’ve put yourself out and ended up getting hurt because you didn’t want to upset someone close to you. Maybe [...]