The Little Shaman

People love to complain. Oh, they love to complain. The schools are this, their significant other is that, their job is the other thing. We all do it. Some people do it a lot more than others, though and this can be annoying to the people around you. Worse, it can make them stop listening or even stop caring, especially if they feel that you are not listening to them. Are you a chronic complainer?

We all have times that we just need to vent. It’s normal, natural and healthy to blow off steam but if you complain constantly or if people feel that you are always asking them for advice but not really listening to it, this can alienate them.

We all have that one friend that calls us and launches into a litany of complaints almost before we even say “hello.” The entire phone call is spent listing…

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