Just as when things started to look up, something else happens. Just as a glimmer of hope appears, it fades away in the face of another issue. Pandemic, vaccine, fear. Political crisis, elections, doubt. Disaster, relief, abandonment. A roller coaster drives us through fear, hope and disappointment. How do we react? How do we respond? How can we manage these conflicting emotions and stay healthy? How can we keep our relationships healthy? Can we even help others in the face of this global turmoil? What not to do: Harden yourself to the world and putting up walls. What to do instead: read more here.
There is a storm raging in the world. A paralyzing and potentially lethal cocktail of a pandemic, rumours, protests and warmongering. How do we act? Do we react? Do we just let it happen? Or can we do something about it? Something that will make a positive change. Something that will help turn the tide. Big changes can overwhelm us and make us feel angry. How do we deal with that anger. Will we yell, scream and become aggressive? Or is there another way?
What is going on in the world? Viruses and pandemics. Political standoffs and limitations of people's freedoms and rights. The world was already a messy and scary place, but it seems only to get messier. It's even scarier when our livelihoods are affected. How do we act? Do we react? Do we just let it happen? Or can we do something about it? Something that will make a positive change. Something that will help turn the tide.
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?
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
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.