Category: Outside our Comfort Zone

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Failure is valuable!

In some cultures kids learn that making mistakes helps them grow and learn something about the world. Isn’t that an attitude that is so much healthier and relieving than beating ourselves up when we fail?

Salary Negotiations – An Uncomfortable Game

Salary negotiation is a game you either love or hate. If it makes you uncomfortable, like it does to me, then this article is for you. 

Taboos vs. Empowering Transparency

Usually we avoid talking about taboos, since it makes us feel shame. We do not realise that the fear of exposure does not only limit our own freedom, but also empowers superior institutions, like our employer or the government. What’s more, secrecy separates us from others. Transparency and owning up to what is, is the long-term way out of shame and towards true connections with other human beings.