“Getting Them To Share Too Much” Kingston’s Journey #107

https://youtu.be/ruvT6mi51iA When They Have A Checkered History Oftentimes, people will be very unwilling to disclose information about themselves, especially when they fear judgement by those around them. In order to avoid damaging a relationship, such individuals will openly lie about themselves to get what they want, which in this case is a smooth relationship and …

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“What Do You Bring to The Table?” Kingston’s Journey #106

https://youtu.be/OpdIiiNWDzk The Quid Pro Quo Altruism, people doing things out of the kindness of their hearts. It's a nice thought isn't it? Well unfortunately, that's not how the world works. Rarely do people do things out of the kindness of their hearts, there is a quid pro quo. That is, you scratch my back and …

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“Dangers Posed To Our Most Valuable Asset” Kingston’s Journey #105

The Car That is Our Life https://youtu.be/dzKBUh0ObPA Analogies have been made by men better then me that our lives are like a car, but before we get into this, a question: What is the most valuable asset we own? This asset which we can never get more of, whether rich or poor, is time. Now …

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“Leave the Fool Be” Kingston’s Journey #103

https://youtu.be/c8GPzAse4K4 Wisdom From Scripture In the Book of Proverbs in the old Testament, there is a verse that goes: "Rebuke a fool and he will hate you, Rebuke a wise man and he will love you." -Proverbs 9:8 The truth often times is a bitter thing to hear people don't want their lives disrupted by …

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“On Compliments & Focus” Kingston’s Journey #99

https://youtu.be/79WiTwTKWFU Enjoyment Vs. Focus There are things that we enjoy doing and things which we are really good at doing. There is a difference and the difference is key. In a previous post I had discussed how it would be nice to be good at doing a wide variety of things, a jack of all …

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“How We Create A Living Hell” Kingston’s Journey #98

https://youtu.be/OG1sUSiQwzg Indoctrinated By The School System It is ingrained in our upbringing through the school system in which we were brought up that making mistakes is bad, we should fall in line and do as we are told by those around us telling us that if we don't we will be punished. Of course this …

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“Chasing Perfection” Kingston’s Journey #96

https://youtu.be/i157Ayva7b4 The Generalist and The Specialist Having a wide range of skills vs focusing in and having a specialty. Each has it's own merits, so let's delve a bit deeper into the merits and non merits of each. Firstly the individual whom can be known as a jack of all trades and knowledgeable in a …

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“Putting The Past In The Past” Kingston’s Journey #95

https://youtu.be/4bcYsp0Swhc Leaving the past in the past is a hard thing to do, more often then not we have so many good memories of bygone years that we become incredibly nostalgic about those times. Because frankly we don't know what lies ahead and that lack of certainty leads to a craving to recapture the glory …

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“When It Hurts Too Much To Leave…” Kingston’s Journey #94

https://youtu.be/dwEgVK8I3lE When We Are Not Willing To Put It Down Sometimes we need to give up the ghost, there are things in the past that are better off being left behind and us moving forward. We had discussed why you should not look back once you've made the decision to move on from something. But …

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