3 phrases that make you sound totally insensitive

Good Things Utah
  • On the second hour of Good Things Utah this morning – When does middle age start? For older millennials, right now. This is not your father’s middle age. And chances are, if you’re a millennial, you don’t even get the reference to the Oldsmobile advertising slogan from the late 1980s. (We know, we know: What’s an Oldsmobile?) But the period of time between youth and old age is in flux. A new Harris Poll conducted exclusively for Fast Company finds that younger millennials consider median middle age to be between 35 and 50 years old. That’s a contrast to Generation X’s perception of middle age, 45 to 55 years old, and baby boomers, who consider middle age to be 45 to 60 years old.
  • Plus, There are three phrases that can make you sound totally insensitive. Jessie shows us other ways to communicate with empathy. A therapist points out how common, seemingly innocent phrases like ‘I know how you feel,’ can have a huge impact on the person you’re talking to. To read more click here: https://www.fastcompany.com/90650883/these-3-phrases-make-you-sound-totally-insensitive-try-these-others-to-communicate-with-empathy
  • Finally, a bride-to-be has gone viral on TikTok for sharing a detailed two-page list of requirements for bridesmaids that has divided commenters. Some praised her clear outlining of expectations, while others thought the list was simply asking too much of her friends. What do you think? We’ll show you what she was requesting of her wedding party.
  • At the end of the show, sit up straight! Working from home has led to more slouching, back pain and neck pain. Poor posture can cause lots of muscle tension, but there are tools that can help. In fact, there’s an app for that! We’ll share where to find it on the second hour of GTU this morning.

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