Anxiety forces us into isolation. "They won't understand me, anyway," is a thought that easily creeps in. We grow silent as this prison tightens around us. How can we break out of this social isolation? How can we fight anxiety?
Anxiety. It can be different to anyone, but its ultimate effect is the same: it prevents you from living to the full. It robs you of your joy in what you do. It takes away the security you have in your relationships. How do we break free from this prison? How do we take back control?
So you want to turn the tide and be a mentor? How would you go about that? Will you tell people what to do and how to do it? Of course not! As a mentor you're not their boss, but a person who comes alongside and guides. But how do you do that? Great that … Continue reading Mentors Wanted: How to Be a Great Mentor
A tribute to a mighty woman whom I owe so much of who I am today.
We all want to grow. We all want to reach our full potential in life. We grow through experience, gaining knowledge and learning how to apply these in the future. We go to school, learn a trade, or attend the knowledge centers of our society: universities. After all, the piece of paper we receive shows … Continue reading Mentors Wanted: the Importance of Role Models
Mentors, they are invaluable. Without them, we are bound to fend for ourselves and rediscover the wheel time and time again. However, younger generations receive less and less mentoring, as education systems and workplaces become increasingly impersonal and professionalized.