A Perspective Shift on Compliments

A Perspective Shift on Compliments

There are two struggles when it comes to compliments: How to give them and how to receive them.  Even now, some of us are filling with dread at the idea.  It’s that dread that I aim to address by changing our perspective on compliments so we can give them just...
10 Life Skills to Develop at College

10 Life Skills to Develop at College

In college, it’s easy to get caught up in grades and papers, but the whole point is to be prepared for life after college.  Here are ten skills for Confidence, Connection, and Comfort both in and after, College. Practice Meeting People Meeting people with...
The Ins and Outs of Small Talk

The Ins and Outs of Small Talk

Small Talk. It denies new friends, costs a job and kills the mood on a date.  Is it any wonder why people hate it? But without it, how do we start a cold conversation with people we don’t know?  Looking for the shared interest and passion is how we can take any...
How to Keep Moving Forward

How to Keep Moving Forward

The scariest place to be is wondering “now what?”  Not knowing where to go, how to get there, and how to find the way.  It’s terrifying, especially when we don’t feel like we have anyone to turn to for help.  We need a North Star, a...
Silence as a Conversation Tool

Silence as a Conversation Tool

Like words, silence is also a tool for conversation.  Silence is frightening because it feels like the conversation hits a wall when what it really provides is time to process the conversation and collect our thoughts.  Let’s look at some ways silence is used in...