Tag: life skills

  • Independence, eh?

    Last updated on February 5th, 2024 at 09:42 pmWe want to be treated as adults while at the same time, we’re leaving home older and older to save money for our future independent lives. We don’t cook as often as we used to. Finding a life partner with a full set of “domestic abilities” can…

  • The Art of Sarcasm

    Last updated on February 5th, 2024 at 05:20 pmIt is the humour of the sophisticated individual, the jokes that aren’t immediately caught by the untrained ear, but have the potential to be hilarious when the connection is made. But at the same time, it is a tool that must be used selectively, for its power…

  • The Art of the Mighty Handshake

    Last updated on February 17th, 2024 at 08:50 pmAs a favour to my friend Li, I’m putting together a blog post on a skill that’s ESSENTIAL when you’re meeting someone for the first time—the handshake. It fits in well with the Life Skills series I’ve been working on, and also with what I think I’ll…

  • Spelling, Blogging and Skills, oh my!

    Last updated on February 5th, 2024 at 08:51 amSpelling is important. I don’t care if you don’t care about how you spell—SPELLING IS IMPORTANT. And grammar? Oh you’d better BELIEVE that grammar is too! If so many people didn’t botch it up, we wouldn’t have people like Grammar Girl or posts dedicated to people being…

  • Patience, Waiting, and not Wanting to Just Lose it

    Last updated on February 5th, 2024 at 08:14 amSource: https://www.mimiandeunice.com I hope that after yesterday’s post, I helped you put a bit more common sense in your day-to-day habits. Another issue I see people have all the time is patience. Checking watches. Complaining about how slow the subway is. Everyone’s always in a hurry. Every…