Reputation by Association. Who do you hang with and why?

I’ve been pondering some of the many faces ‘fear of man’ has. One of those, I think, is manifest when we are overly concerned with our own reputation, especially when it comes to being associated with certain people. ┬áSome social identity theorists think part of this concern is due to something they call BIRGing –… Continue reading Reputation by Association. Who do you hang with and why?

Ouch that hurt. Thank you! – Dealing with offence

I was talking to a good friend on the topic of validation and offence this week. He shared about a recent sly and undermining remark from an acquaintance that was directed at him. Ouch! It shook him a little and he spent the next few hours praying and thinking about it. The question he asked… Continue reading Ouch that hurt. Thank you! – Dealing with offence

Like this if you Like me.

Have you ever posted a status on a social media platform like Facebook or Twitter only to find that nobody likes it, retweets it, or talks to you about it when you next see them? I mean, you knew this was GOLD! You knew that this status would draw at least one Like from a… Continue reading Like this if you Like me.