A common definition of compersion is sympathetic joy. It is the opposite of jealousy or possessiveness. Compersion arises even when the happiness of others is not directly connected or beneficial to us. An example of compersion is being happy for a friend that has been promoted at work – it is immaterial to your own situation, and your happiness comes from the fact that your friend is happy and successful. …
I feel that, although change is really hard and can be daunting, a lot of the time it is for the best as it makes room for new growth. I have had a lot of big life changes in the past few years that made me feel as if I was at my breaking point. However, each time I have come out of it stronger, wiser, more confident in my abilities and ready to take on the next challenge that life throws my way.
Online shopping holds value. It can be more accessible for some, it gives you space to compare prices and brands, and there is more variety available. Unfortunately, despite there being some positive aspects of the online shopping experience, it has also exacerbated the problem of fast fashion and its impact on us as individuals and the earth. This is because it makes it more convenient, and in some cases cheaper, to shop.
Taking time off to rest from busy work requires preparation if we wish to make the most of it without interruptions or worry. Planning ahead, communicating our intent with stakeholders and using simple, intelligent digital solutions may help make our time away peaceful and joyful.
bramović is a fantastic performance artist who has the astonishing ability to sit still for hours or push her body to its limits during her performances. A few weeks ago We Transfer and Marina Abramović Institute launched a project website featuring the method of the artists.
I have recently attended an interesting presentation about narrative therapy which inspired me today to share a few helpful questions we can use in therapy, but also in coaching, to help clients develop alternative solutions and storylines. Here there are
What could we learn from listening to the voice of our intuition?
I have treated myself to a set of Mapology Guides, and today, I would like to talk about my favourite one: “How to Grow Your No.”
Media outlets thrive on the alarming news about the negative impact of digital technologies on our lives. We are especially worried when we read the news about children and young people. With carefully selected quotes from scientists published on reliable, trusted platforms, we have no choice but to believe that it’s all doom and gloom. Here is what we can do about it.
I have been experimenting with my list of privileges and spaces where people tend to discriminate against me with simple shifts in language. When people correct my pronunciation, I refer to myself as ex-pat (instead of an immigrant). When men refuse to read out loud my Zoom question during a public event I rename myself from Sylwia to Syl (less feminine, easier to read but also more ambiguous, so harder …