Posts tagged with “learning”

The Learning Trap: New knowledge makes me act like a dick.

Acting Like a Grown-Up

We all hate that smug asshole who tries to force an opinion on us. So why is it so easy to BECOME that smug asshole when we learn new things?

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What to Do When Things Go Wrong: A Survival Checklist

What to do when it feels like everything’s just gone horribly wrong.

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Speechless: Key Phrases to Learn in a Foreign Language

Visiting a country where you don’t speak the language can leave you unable to communicate. By learning a few key phrases, you can make your life easier.

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Set Yourself on Fire

When asked if you can do something you don't know how to do, you can say no, or you can set yourself on fire, say yes, and then figure it out.

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A Guide to Drinking for Adults

In my younger days, I had mixed feelings about going out for drinks. Lately, though, I love bellying up to the bar. Just not the way you do it.

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It’s All Jazz

Every time I make a plan, it’s virtually guaranteed that something will go wrong. This was a significant stressor for me — until I learned to improvise.

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See the Tree Coming

When you hit a tree, you can blame the tree, avoid the tree, or learn why you didn't see the tree in the first place.

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Time Alone with My Thoughts

How I'm going to implement new-agey techniques like meditation and gratitude journaling into my routine without actually drinking the Kool-Aid.

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