Why was the relationship between Britney Spears and her dad strained? What did her father make her do while controlling her under the conservatorship? In her memoir, The Woman in Me, Spears recalls how her father had a drinking problem since she was a child. When she was an adult, he was made her conservator in a controversial case that led to years of abuse and mistreatment. Continue reading to learn more about the strain Spears felt in the relationship with her father.
Is your community ready for new members? How can you help new members feel like they belong? In The Art of Community, Charles Vogl explains that when communities truly believe in their moral code, they’ll want to open their group to all who could benefit from joining it. However, communities should have barriers to admittance that separate people by moral codes. Let’s take a closer look at how to successfully complete the induction of new members, based on how much their beliefs overlap with your community’s.
What’s Not Nice by Aziz Gazipura about? Have you ever found yourself saying yes when you really meant no? In Not Nice, Aziz Gazipura defines “nice” and why he believes being nice is such a problem. He goes into more detail about what nice looks like in action and outlines how you can stop being nice in your personal and professional life. Read below for a brief Not Nice book overview.
Do you want to make everyone happy? How can you stop being a people pleaser? There’s nothing wrong with wanting to help people and give back. Yet sometimes, people pleasing can turn into a negative trait that stops you from taking care of yourself. Check out how to not be a people pleaser and focus on your own needs.
Why are professional relationships important? How do you build connections to improve business? In Thou Shall Prosper, Daniel Lapin advises recognizing that other people can be invaluable resources in your business pursuits. He notes that traditional Jewish beliefs can help you develop successful business relationships. Let’s look at how to build professional relationships, according to Lapin.
Should you stop being too nice? What happens when you stop being nice? According to Not Nice by Aziz Gazipura, when you stop being nice, your life transforms. You gain the freedom to be your true self without shame, guilt, or fear. Here’s how to stop being too nice so you can live a fulfilling life.
How do you set healthy boundaries? What type of boundaries do you want to set? Not Nice by Aziz Gazipura says that your internal feelings (your likes, dislikes, opinions, and intuition) inform your boundaries. Therefore, establishing boundaries begins with knowing yourself better, starting with what you want. Learn how to set healthy boundaries and prioritize your own wants and needs.
Do you take careful consideration of other people’s emotions? Did you know that you are not responsible for other people’s feelings? When you’re overly concerned about how others feel, it’s easy to feel responsible for their emotions. However, their feelings aren’t your responsibility because you can’t control people’s emotional reactions. Find out how to let go of controlling how other people feel.
When’s the best time to have a difficult talk with someone? How do you have uncomfortable conversations that you’re afraid to initiate? Tough conversations are never easy to have, but sometimes they’re necessary for relationships. Not Nice by Aziz Gazipura has great advice for people afraid to say the wrong thing in these necessary talks. Take a look at how to have uncomfortable conversations no one wants to have.
What is the role of body language in communication? And how important is body language? Body language plays two roles in communication: influencing how others perceive us and changing how we feel, which in turn affects our relationships. By understanding the influence that body language has, we can communicate better and build better relationships. Read on to learn more about the two roles that body language plays in communication.