I know. No one should begin a blog post on the topic of vulnerability with “Last weekend, in a yoga class…” But I’ve been trying to practice the fine art of not giving a shit this summer so I’m going to do it, even though I know you might stop reading right here. 1,481 more words
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This past week, I attended a protocol training course. On the first day of the course, the organization hosted an “Opening Night” which consisted of a welcome social. 715 more words
Confessional moment. I want to share.
I find it incredibly hard to look into other people’s eyes. Not because I’m not interested in you, not because I’m haughty or arrogant, not because I’m incredibly shy or any other number of reasons that people have suggested to me over the years. 276 more words
First impressions are made within seconds of meeting someone based on the feelings and senses we perceive as harmonious or hurtful from others. Negative encounters are stored in a part of our brain that helps us asses for danger in the future. 573 more words
You never get a second chance to make…
A good first impression.
Talk about pressure! The permanency of that first glance, first handshake, first moment, is nerve inducing in itself, never mind all the work of giving the perfect answers and demonstrating your amazing qualifications. 457 more words