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    Why We Hate Smug People.

    Smug: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements. Ever felt like wiping a superior look off someone’s face before? I recently became very interested in reasons why people are smug. It beat me, to be honest and it was a tad alien to me. If I do say so myself. This may or may not be because of the looming presence of Impostor Syndrome which shadows my every move. Dare I say that I was interested in this because I am a teeny weeny bit envious of the ability to reach a heightened sense of accomplishment-something quite elusive to me? Dare I? I realized soon that…

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    That sweet game

    “What came over me? No. Seriously, something did come over me”. “The problem with me is you.Really it is.” “I didn’t know what I was doing.” “It was the devil! No, God!” “He gave me an F”   We are familiar with that part of us that relegates blame to some seen or unseen third party right? Perfect. I want to do a little talk on it. As some of my more assertive friends would say, ‘let us thrash this matter’, or at least, let us try to. There’s almost always no harm in trying out stuff (unless by trying out stuff, you mean trying out poisonous substances, or trying…

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    How To Resolve A Problem

    Identifying a problem is a compulsory preliminary step to resolution of the problem. After identifying the problem, here’s how I think it should be resolved. 1. Do Not Avoid The Problem This is clear enough but let’s just reiterate. The first  thing not to do when you have a problem to resolve is avoid it. You do not avoid thinking about it, you do not avoid talking about it, you do not avoid seeing it. You just don’t. You open your mind, eyes and head to the fact that the problem exists.  2. Do not beat about the bush. Depending on what your problem is, you might prefer to be subtle/indirect.…

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    Borrowing Life Tips From The Keyword Mania.

    It’s a keyword life we live in. If that doesn’t resonate you’re probably not in the internet business. Fortunately, you are just like me. I am not in the internet business.Not technically. I am also not here to help you increase the efficiency of your ads. I will speak rather on life, people and what we can learn from two words that became one. Key.Words. Ever noticed how something you say sets people off? Come on, there has to be at least one instance in which you have let slip one word, or two, that set off flames. Maybe blood. Keywords. Every avid Google search user knows consciously or subconsciously,…