Keeping Schtum

“Being nice to someone you don’t like doesn’t mean you’re fake, it means you’re mature enough to tolerate your dislike for them.” I stumbled upon that quote this morning and thought to myself wow, how true is that?! Well only of course once we replace the ‘being nice’ part with ‘being civil’, because come on we’re only human after all, can’t … More Keeping Schtum

The Silent Treatment

The silent treatment is a passive-aggressive action that we resort to for a number of reasons: to attempt to control a situation, as a form of punishment, to test boundaries and to avoid confrontation. But I think that sometimes we forget just how powerful silence can be, not to mention painful. A lot of the time saying … More The Silent Treatment