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According to the Cambridge dictionary to argue means, “to disagree especially strongly and sometimes angrily in talking or discussing something.” If you read my article, “Are You Listening?” you might be noticing how well you really listen to others when they speak. Hopefully, you are practicing some of the insider tips in how to be an effective listener and speaker. Be aware when trying to make self-improvements, it’s easier to practice new skills when you’re not under pressure. This prepares you to be ready and avoid a meltdown when things get heated.
South Street Seaport Museum announces Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer!
South Street Seaport Museum announces Sail Pioneer! See New York’s skyline the way it was meant to be seen, from the water. Board the 1885 schooner Pioneer and take a two-hour sail in New York Harbor. Available Thursdays-Sundays through October, guests board Pioneerat Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport and set off to see the sights of New York aboard this authentic historic sailing ship. Bring your family for an afternoon sail, a date for a sunset sail, or just yourself to enjoy history at sea. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine to make it a truly unforgettable trip. No crowds, no cars, and no chaos; instead get a taste of the romance and adventure of the ‘Age of Sail’ aboard Pioneer.
Have you ever tried speaking to someone who seemed too busy to really listen? Someone who doesn’t’ seem to really care? Maybe you encountered people who as soon as you mention you had a difficult day interrupts you and tells you how their day has been worse? They may have been looking at the phone, distracted by their surroundings or lost in their own thoughts and only mustered up a darting glance and a passing comment. A darting glance that was just enough to keep you talking and continuing to make your point. Maybe they said the “uh-huh’s,” “really,” and ” I can’t believe that” at just the right time during the conversation but in actuality their attention was anywhere, but paying attention to what you were really saying.
Summer used to be a time of relaxation, what with its warm weather, long vacations, and lazy day vibes. These days, though, our fast-paced worlds makes the slow summers of yesteryear a little bit harder to come by. From figuring out what to keep the kids entertained with during their time off from school to the lack of summer vacation that adults are so rudely deprived of, it can be hard to take a second to breathe during a time that used to be all about recuperation. Make a commitment topampering yourselfthis summer with these fun tips.