Category: Mind the Difference

0

Resilience VS Stubborness

– Khadeeja Rana How do you really distinguish if you are being resilient or just stubborn? Resilience is commonly understood as the ability to bounce back from adversity. It is a strength of character. It means moving forward when its time, whereas stubbornness means staying stuck when its time to change...

1

Career VS Job

– Obaid Ali Shah   In the workplace culture, what matters more? Careers or Jobs? Most of us dread Monday; no wait, dread is a small word for what most people think about Mondays. But then there are people who seem to love Mondays. They can’t wait to get to...

4

Sympathy VS Empathy

Apart from the difference in spellings, sympathy and empathy differ in their basic concept. We all have faced a moment when someone shares their worries with us and we are not sure how to react… A rather intuitive reaction is to feel bad for the person, being sorry for their troubles....

1

Selfishness vs Self-interest; is it always a bad thing to be selfish?

Selfishness is almost always taken in a negative light, where it is thought to be selfish is to act mean and it is all about self-centered devotion with disregard of others. It is understood as keeping in mind our own wishes, interests and wellbeing over those of others. Negative selfishness...

1

Fine Line Between Ego and Self-respect

Hello, this is my self-respect speaking… May I have a word with you? *chuckles* How often do we get confused by the traps of ego and self-respect? Let’s do a quick analysis of what separates the two and save us from trouble of confusing one with the other. Being self-assured...