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If it is comfortable and fits into the worldview, it has to be right. According to this motto, stories are read, commented on, shared and unpleasant truths ignored today . Selective perception and self-reinforcement are extremely bad advice and act like cement on fluid intelligence . The parable of the dozing fisherman and tourist also falls into this category …

Summary: A little anecdote about lowering work ethic

The parable of the satisfied fisherman goes — abbreviated — as follows:

In a small Mediterranean port, a poorly dressed fisherman lies in his boat and dozes. A well-dressed tourist comes along…


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An uncomfortable idea: You are at a networking event and after the first few seconds the conversation subsides, followed by embarrassed silence. How to revive the whole thing? An icebreaker is needed! Shy and reserved people in particular find it difficult to get a conversation going in the first place , let alone keep it going. Casual chatting with other people is not rocket science. If you can’t do that easily, you can rely on tried and tested icebreakers. These get the conversation going again and help over the initial hurdles of getting started. We’ll show you how …

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Forgiving and forgiving is not exactly easy for many. Especially since you want to be able to ask for forgiveness correctly. The very wording makes it clear: It is a request, not an order. Who asks for forgiveness appeals to the gentleness and kindness of the one he has offended or upset. However, this also means that the person has the choice to forgive or not. Often there are deep injuries and grievances behind it when someone does not want to forgive. With this, however, the injured person harms himself. The good news: You can learn to forgive …

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Sometimes you can’t see the forest for the trees. With classic tunnel vision, the view only goes straight ahead. Those affected hardly notice what is happening around them. This phenomenon is particularly widespread in the job and regularly causes errors and misjudgments. Because tunnel vision unconsciously restricts us, it is difficult to detect or prevent. In some cases it can even be wanted. Still: Simple tips on how to get rid of tunnel vision — in just five minutes …

Tunnel vision meaning: what is it?

The term “tunnel vision” occurs in different areas and has different meanings:

Psychology: In…


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The sweet idleness does not have a particularly good reputation. In a performance society like the German one, work is highly valued. In contrast, inaction is quickly condemned. Even involuntary unemployment in the form of unemployment is seldom condoned. Doing nothing is only one side of the coin and at least as important for people as meaningful occupation. And it’s not as if most people couldn’t somehow pass the time: Everyone groans about Monday, looking forward to the weekend or vacation. But the free time is also packed full from time to time. …


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Some people are born globetrotters. For her, traveling is a hobby, a passion and an attitude to life. Numerous portals enable globetrotters to see various parts of the world at affordable prices. With every trip there are impressions, memories and experiences that globetrotters are admired and envied for by others. Anyone who travels the world stands for freedom, a thirst for adventure and curiosity.

In addition, travel is well known and broadens the horizon. A plus point that you can use for your career. …


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Most people find tidying up a chore, but it is still necessary in order not to sink into absolute chaos. Nonetheless, everyone would like to use their time differently. Perhaps the KonMari Method can change your attitude towards tidying up. This became known through the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up by Marie Kondo and enjoys great popularity — despite its admittedly drastic approach. We explain how the KonMari method works, in which order you ensure order and which principles are particularly important for the success of the Marie Kondo method …

Definition: what is the KonMari method?

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In the classic view, work and vacation are mutually exclusive. In the modern world of work, however, more flexible models are gaining ground: This includes workation — a concept that softens the boundaries between the opposing areas of job and vacation. It offers many employees new opportunities to work where others go on vacation. Whether computer scientist, blogger, designer — anyone who can work digitally and independently of location should know Workation. We explain how Workation works, what advantages it brings and what you have to pay attention to …

Definition: what is workation?

Workation is a hybrid word that…


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Love is really magical. It comes in so many different forms that it could be said that there are no rules at all.

Sometimes you fall in love at first sight and sometimes you don’t realize for years that the right person has been in our life all the time, but one day we just see them through different eyes.

Sometimes you have to fight for love . You do everything in your power so as not to lose your loved one, and another time everything will go smoothly by itself, so to speak.

For some people, their first love…


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You met a nice man and one of the first things you learn about him is his zodiac sign? He is a bull .

The first thing you might think of when you hear Taurus man is willful, passive, and stubborn. But he looks so good and you wonder if it’s worth doing something with him.

I say yes! Taurus may be a bit stubborn, but they are also very loyal, reliable, and sensitive.

You may not get fire and passion from Taurus, but if your dream is a comfortable life with a quiet and loving partner, then the Taurus…

Aaliyah Cora

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