Learn to be strong but not rude; Learn to be kind but not weak; Learn to be bold but not a bully; You’ve got to learn to be humble but not timid; Be proud but not arrogant; Develop humor without folly; Lastly, deal in realities.
Learning French isn’t easy! Here’s why: Example: Enceinte Noun: 1) Surrounding wall (Architecture); 2) Enclosure (Architecture); 3) Speaker (Stereo). Adjective: Pregnant.
When you hear a foreigner try to communicate in your mother tongue with a heavy accent, do you judge him or her silently in your head, or do you hold a level of sympathy in your heart for that person? Learning a foreign language is never an easy task. One’s linguistic predisposition and learning capacitiesContinue reading “Have Sympathy”
When you embark on a new adventure, do you beg your friends to accompany you at the early stage? Or, do you embrace the unknown wholeheartedly, including the inevitable anxiety and moments of insecurity? For you to truly benefit from a new experience, I would suggest you to forge ahead, alone. At my local speechContinue reading “Forge Ahead, Alone”
Just the other day, I was watching a favorite daytime talk show of mine when I heard one of the co-hosts say, “if I want to have a random hookup, I want to have a good time, feeling satisfied at the end.” Call me old-fashioned; I am still shocked by comments as such made unapologeticallyContinue reading “Public Sharing”
I was once asked a question at a meeting, “What would you like to get rid of in your life?” To which my answer was, “I would like to get rid of my low self-esteem.” My response surprised quite a few meeting attendees, because in front of them, I came across as a confident individual.Continue reading “What Would You Like To Get Rid Of?”