The COMM:PAKT question of the month: How does communication work? Having started my master’s degree in communication studies, one of my lectures inspired me to write something about the process of communication. All of us communicate every day – with our family, with our friends, with our colleagues, even with people that we don’t or … Continue reading Communication – A circular process
The COMM:PAKT question of the month: How do you find solutions when you are confronted with a challenge? What happens when I don’t agree? Recently, my partner and I were confronted with a challenge that involved the family. My partner based his opinion on his experience and I based my opinion on mine. So, whose … Continue reading 3, 2. 1 ……lift off!
The COMM:PAKT tip of October: Reflect on some of your decisions WHEN DID YOU DECIDE to be assertive rather than a push overto not ask for permission, but be ready to apologise later if necessaryto not give up, but to push throughto reach out and get support when suckto accept help when offered rather than … Continue reading Habits & Decisions
The COMM:PAKT tip of the week: Be curious! Curiosity is one of the most important things in life. It makes life so much more exciting and interesting. This is why our today’s advice is to look out for new things, get to know the unknown and break out of your routines. Although things get more … Continue reading Integrating Curiosity in Your Everyday Life
The COMM:PAKT topic of the month: Why you should take care of your body. Yoga, Pilates, home workouts…any kind of sport gets more attention in studies regarding the relationship between a healthy body and a healthy mind. There exists research on how physical activity affects the structure and also the function of our brain. Results … Continue reading A Healthy Mind Needs a Healthy Body
The COMM:PAKT topic of the week: The impact of the little question 'How are you?' One of the ways we first connect with people is by asking “how are you?” Unfortunately, “how are you” can be a bit misleading, as a lot of this relates to the context. Here are some examples: In a shop … Continue reading How are you? – Little words, big impact.
The COMM:PAKT tip of the week: Expect the unexpected! This is one sentence that stuck in my mind after a training session: Expect the unexpected. And that’s such a significant phrase. You can apply it to almost every situation in your life and it can definitely change a lot if you alter your mindset according … Continue reading Be prepared
The COMM:PAKT tip of the week: Change your routines! I will probably never forget the question I was asked when I lost the motivation to continue my term papers. The question was: What will happen if you hand in the term papers now? Will you pass? And the answer was “Yes, I would probably pass.” … Continue reading Motivation(?)
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: What is a good time management? As a student I usually plan my schedule as I like it. I take the courses that interest me and that fit in my daily life timewise. But especially during the last 3 semesters when the pandemic created a little bit of chaos … Continue reading Time Management
The COMM:PAKT question of the week: How do you approach a new project? A new month, a new week, a new day – all of them can start with a new project. There are little ones that we are confronted with every day, but there also more absorbing ones. And now we would like to … Continue reading Making a Plan