We all make snap judgments about each other— here’s how to stop

Melissa McFeeters Taking a moment to pause and really look at the other person can help us all avoid embarrassment and hurt feelings, says youth empowerment activist Quita Christison. When was the last time you came to a quick conclusion about someone, only to find out that it was really wrong? Maybe you were standing in line … Read more We all make snap judgments about each other— here’s how to stop

Affect vs. Effect: What’s the Difference?

It’s so often the case in the English language that two words sound similar, or have similar meanings, to the point where even skilled native speakers use one when they mean the other. And while there are scores of words and phrases everyone confuses, “affect” versus “effect” is a particularly confusing situation. There’s just one … Read more Affect vs. Effect: What’s the Difference?