Some situations require from us not merely to choose a course of action between two binary poles: whether right or wrong, good or bad according to a certain set of rules. Without going against one’s own set of principles and values, in a wide range of situations while dealing with difficult issues or simply in… Continue reading What does it mean to be tactful?
Without effort no results seem to be achievable in individual as well as in social life. If, for example, a goal has not been achieved, then it is often said that the necessary effort was lacking. In counselling sessions, learners are often advised to try harder. This appeal (“Try harder!”) usually leaves them quite helpless.… Continue reading What does it mean to make an effort?