By: Bridget Webber
People who are shy are often mistaken for being rude. However, people who are rude are rarely regarded as being shy. This is because shy people are not usually terribly forthcoming and their apparent lack of enthusiasm or interest can be mistakenly perceived as being...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Jonte Rhodes
Since the invention of the typewriter even, the written text has been in rapid decline in terms of usage and prominence. The advent of things like the computer and cell phones, as well as things like pocket organizers and speech typing technology has pushed its...
By: Nancy Houser
As a mother of three sons and 14 grandchildren, I have found that sleep is in-between the words "banana split" and "cheeseburger and french fries" in the teenager's top requirement list-and to heck with the alphabetizing. And if I were a heavy-betting person, I would...
By: Joey Benedict
I have suffered from the most severe form of "depression," and I'm sure you know what this means. I oftentimes put "depression" in quotes to emphasize that its symptoms vary widely from person to person. I believe that we need to exploit modern technology...
By: Perry McCarney
Are you sure you don't already know? When it comes to verbal or physical abuse it really should be self-apparent, but there are those amongst us who can hide it, even from themselves. And sadly, there are those who, having survived an abusive environment throughout...
By: Beverly Dancy
The answer to the above query seems so obvious. Do you yell, scream and verbally bully your friends, family, employees or coworkers? Do you hit, pull hair, bite, or physically harm others in any way? Do you manipulate others to do your bidding by making...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Lisa Fillers
Hand written text will probably not survive as a communication medium more than another generation. The largest red alert to this is that some school systems are already dropping the teaching of cursive writing from their curriculum. It came as quite a shock to me...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Ian Navas
A former boss of mine, who was completely computer illiterate and opposed to his industry's new direction towards paperless, once told me in one simple short sentence why the world will never go paperless; "people are just too in love with paper." And I've...
How to tell if you are a verbal, physical or emotional abuser
By: Effie Moore Salem
Am I a verbal, physical or emotional abuser? Do I have to decide? To have to make comment on this loaded question after having considered writing about an article on the truth is a little unsettling.(The following is not about me, but what, knowing...
By: E.L. Miller
When I was young, my father would need only point his finger at my side to elicit a giggling fit. The anticipation of his "counting my ribs" was enough to call to mind the tickling sensation that made me curl into a ball and laugh...

 

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