Tip/Thought of the Day

The Weight Of Words

Words are amazing. Just a slight tweak and they can change the entire meaning of a sentence. Describing somebody negatively as obsessive and compulsive can just as easily be flipped to communicate their great persistence until success is achieved-a far more positive perception. Was it crazy that it took Edison 1,001 times to figure out… Continue reading The Weight Of Words

Tip/Thought of the Day

Slang Today, Gone Tomorrow

I’m always impressed with how the meaning of a word can change so dramatically over time. What was benign, or even silly, suddenly has more far-reaching implications. I remember being scared to death of getting my mouth washed out with soap, a recurring threat when I was growing up, if I ever said such a… Continue reading Slang Today, Gone Tomorrow

Tip/Thought of the Day

Words Matter

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to say negative words rather than positive ones? To remember sad memories rather than happy ones? Why is that? Why, as human beings do we prefer to focus and verbalize those in particular? Why are we quick to say "you screwed me" when we're angry and yet… Continue reading Words Matter