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8 Tips to be Empathetic to Others

Back view of two friends walking through a field

What is empathy? It is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. The ability to put yourself in other’s shoes, and try to relate and understand where they are coming from, even if the situation is not familiar to you. Earlier this week I was sharing... Read More »

Why We Should Be Like Tim

Tim Doesn't Give a Shit

We live in a world where we are continuously pushed to be more like others. Where we are made to tightly fit into a mold from young. Where we are expected to conform through rigid systems and societal pressures, and get beaten down when we don’t. In this day and age,... Read More »

The Toddler Strategy

Toddler crying

A while back I read this interesting piece on Seth Godin’s blog about the toddler strategy. He says most people don’t get too upset with what a 2-year-old says to them. That’s because a 2-year-old is just a toddler, with little understanding of the world, just forming his/her first experiences of life. A 2-year-old may say something... Read More »

How to Be Assertive Without Being Aggressive

Confident boy with cape

PE reader Saim asks, “Hi Celes, this is Saim from Pakistan. For the last 6 years, I’ve been working in Saudi Arabia in a multinational company. Some of my friends recommended me the PE website and shared with me some free ebooks from the site. I’ve been reading your articles,... Read More »

Meet the Man Who Saved 160 People From Suicide

Don Ritchie

Today I want to share someone inspiring with you. 🙂 His name is Don Ritchie and he had saved 160 lives in his lifetime — that’s just the official estimate. The real number is said to be 400 according to his family. How did he do that? Don happened to live near The... Read More »

How to Say No

Saying No

Do you hate to say no? Do you often find yourself saying yes because you don’t like to make others feel bad? Well, I do, and I can relate. I used to be terrible at saying no until I realized that continually saying “yes” was digging myself into a ditch and... Read More »

Reading Hate Mail [Video]

Reading Hate Mail [Celes.TV]

Have you received a nasty email or message before? How did you feel after receiving it? Running a public blog means that I get bashed ever so often with hate mail or not-so-nice messages. In today’s Celes.TV video, I share some of the hate mail I’ve received over the years of... Read More »

The Tiny Frog Story

Frog

Have you heard of the story of the tiny frog before? Ken shared it with me recently and I found it very meaningful (story below gotten from this webpage and has been built on by myself): Once upon a time, there was a group of tiny frogs who arranged a competition. The goal was to reach... Read More »