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The Roots of the Baobab: The Invisible Part of Culture

The upper baobab – the above-ground part of culture – is what cultural books and guides often cover.

Pick up any book on the business culture of any single European nation, and you’ll find greatly detailed lists of behaviors, dress, etc. 420 more words


In The Desert Of The Heart

In the desert of the heart
Any touch may start
A flame

Any hand
May command
A hot
(Wanted or not),
But who are we to rush… 36 more words


Personality disorders and signaling

In my opinion, “personality disorders” are more easily understood as signaling problems.

All types of personality disorder involve dysfunctional signaling with other people. Signals are both sent and received in ways that result in suffering. 355 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Dollar Shave Club; Executive Razor review

Hey Everyone!

First off, this is not a paid post, I am the one who spent money on these products. Also, I am not a fan of shaving at all. 377 more words



Age ain’t nothing but a number, or so the saying goes. But I think it is a little more than that. It symbolizes the wisdom that one gains through accumulating years on the planet. 660 more words

The 4 Stages of Culture Shock 

Planning to move to a new country, integrate into a new culture? 

Will you remember that you can’t jaywalk in Switzerland? That it’s taboo for women to drive in Saudi Arabia? 412 more words


Why narcissism works

Narcissism works because its victims don’t see it.

Victims don’t see it because they are children being raised by narcissistic parent(s) or very commonly adults who… 156 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)