Ohayo | About unsolicited advice from your loved ones

The art of giving feedback, getting feedback and staying sane around the family table

It is the time of the year when you eat too much and reflect on your life then probably speak too much of what you don’t really mean but people around you may remember. You know, like in adventure games, where your dialogue options unlock some parts of the storyline. 🗯️

When you give good advice - people take it as it was their own. When your advice leads to a less perfect outcome, who is then to blame? You or the person who took your advice and ran with it?

In many adventure games, you can replay the episode from the save and see how the storyline continues with another dialogue or life choice.

In real life, we don’t have saves, so enjoy this small slap in the audio and a picture of Lera enjoying her cake with borscht soup below. A borschtcake is still better than unsolicited advice.

Yes, people, we make drama where many people just step over and don’t take things too seriously. But Lera and I think this swallowed and half-forgotten life drama bits you back later on. My personal life s…

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