You know you're getting old when you yearn for the good old days. When I was in Miami recently, I was standing in my hotel. I stayed at this beautiful hotel called the Shelborn on Collins Avenue. It has a great beach, a great lobby, and a great vibe to it.
Unless you personally know someone, there's no real connection other than "like"ing the same movie, music or whatever. I don't know about you and maybe it's my age but it sure seems to be sucking the life out of a lot of people.
The key to achieving this solitude is to erase the stigma of being alone. I've learned to embrace the fact that just because I'm not surrounded by other people doesn't mean that I am necessarily lonely.
I have learned a lot of really important things from my white friends. But I have also learned a lot of irrelevant things from my white friends. And although the learning appears to be irrelevant, this insider knowledge has come in quite handy, particularly in social situations.
If you go out to the bars even just once a month, you'll benefit from this post. That's because I'm about to break down five common social blunders that people make at bars (and other places too). These blunders make you look boring, unapproachable, or just plain lame.
The key to being a good flirt is to do so unapologetically, effortlessly, and in the most authentic way possible. There's no one way to flirt; in fact, the best ways incorporate your own personal quirks with some tried and true sex appeal to really get the ball rolling.
The secret to getting new clients from networking events? Use "networking" to build real relationships -- and your new friends and colleagues will want to do business with you and send business your way.
Welcome to Week Six of Bereavement Boot Camp. Have you noticed any changes in your Healing Journey at this point? I hope so, because I am now about to push you out of your house. Did I just give you a big headache?
Spring and summer are the quintessence of backyard barbecues, outdoor festivities, and beach bum days, which means a lot more mingling and mixing is done during these months. But increased exposure to others can also easily increase tensions.
Introverts aren't necessarily sad and lonely. We're not all pining for someone to talk to. In fact, I wish I had to speak less. I genuinely enjoy being alone and become overwhelmed when my solitude is challenged.
With the holidays upon us and it being a time when we get together with family and friends, I wanted to give you a way in which you can easily make other people's lives work -- and benefit your own, in the process.