Archive for the Etiquette & Attitude Category

Education: Love it or Hate it

Education: Love it or Hate it

“School sucks!” “I wish I could have holidays all year round (although you know that won’t happen)!” There’s at least one time in your life when you’ve said it, but did you really mean it? Many a time, we say things on impulse, usually prompted greatly by something that painstakingly makes you feel like you’re [...]

A Deteriorating Society: where social graces have become transparent

A Deteriorating Society: where social graces have become transparent

While I waited for my train to arrive at its destination, in the midst of a very crowded carriage, a middle-aged woman behind me poked me in the arm without saying anything, and before I could turn around to ask her what she wanted, she pinched me. I winced in pain and finally alighted when [...]

Rude Ethics In-game: A Growing Trend or A Reflection of Today’s Society?

 Rude Ethics In-game: A Growing Trend or A Reflection of Today's Society?

The term “noob” has a variety of definitions in the gaming dictionary, but it is normally another meaning for “newbie”, which usually refers to someone who is playing a game for the very first time. However, it’s been a growing trend for gamers to use the term as a way to put down or ridicule [...]

Can You Possibly Live Without Technology?

Can You Possibly Live Without Technology?

Technology is just amazing, don’t you agree? You get to chat with friends without having to meet them in person; you get to sit in front of the computer all day without moving an inch. In the vicinity of your surroundings, you have videos, music, games and all sorts of entertainment available to you. What’s [...]

Blogging: Watch What You Write

Blogging: Watch What You Write

  Do you own a blog? If your answer is yes, then you’re probably familiar with the “rules” and “basic etiquette” of blogging. If you don’t own a blog, but are planning to start one now or in the future, do be aware of what information can spread around the Internet.

First Impressions

First Impressions

You enter a new world full of new people. There are absolutely no familiar faces around and you feel bummed. You smile nervously and look around, hoping to make friends. You try to make a good first impression, but you don’t know how. What are the keys to making good first impressions? What gives bad [...]

Always Late? Time to Reflect on Yourself.

How long can you wait for a friend before you run out of patience? If you’re one of those people who are constantly late for school, work or just meeting up with friends; it’s time for you to reflect on this bad habit of yours.

The “Win” Attitude vs. The “Lose” Attitude

You couldn’t help but look around the room and try to count the people in class who are dumber than you. You were hoping that you wouldn’t be the dumbest person in the class. When you heard one student make a stupid comment, you found yourself thinking, “Good, he’s definitely going to flunk this class. [...]

Tangible Rewards

Tangible Rewards

Although teachers deciding to provide tangible rewards to elementary students for good behavior does make the students happy, the rewards have actually caused more harm than smiles. Frankly speaking, the teachers have failed to reinforce their students’ behaviors. Acceptable behaviors come from morality, not golden stickers or pizza coupons. Better yet, teach the child to [...]

Holiday Happiness

Holiday Happiness

Even the smallest dictionary in the world contains over thousands of words. Unfortunately, countless words have lost their importance and have begun to disappear completely since the human population has decided to discontinue their usage. These words are attached to the walls like torn wallpaper, with the head ready to fall yet the body refusing [...]