Recently, a beautiful young woman who I admire greatly has been getting more than her fair share of harassment from someone online. Out of respect for her, I won't provide links to her page, unless she'd like me to, but it does bring up an ongoing issue in the creative world. Abuse being called criticism....more
I hated 5th grade. I spent the year hiding from a bully who stated on day one of school that she was going to beat me up because I wore barrettes. She got her friends to taunt and torment me, causing me to spend the rest of the year terrified she’d make good on her promise. My bullying experience pales in comparison to what many kids go through, but it affected me and made for an incredibly stressful year that left me riddled with fear and anxiety....more
Originally posted on ChapterTK.com Feelings of inadequacy are not new to me. For reasons unknown, I’ve dealt with that feeling for most of my life. I’ve grown used to the fight, giving the world my all even when I feel rejection.I’m sharing one of my favorite poems, today. I don’t know that it’s any better than the rest, but it carries more emotion for me. This poem depicts my fight for acceptance and self-definition....more
http://www.findingmymojo.com Everyone knows I can’t stand bullies. Especially the ones who hide behind their computers and say whatever they want without ever fully understanding the true impact of what they say.The other day I was having a little pat myself on the back moment on my facebook page where I recounted how four years ago I had been penniless, homeless, jobless and if I believed everything I read about myself; I was also worthless and futureless as well....more
Monica Lewinsky is back, and on her own terms, in an essay for the magazine Vanity Fair. It took us a long time to get here -- the relationship she writes about, with former U.S. president Bill Clinton happened in 1995, when she was 21. It's been nearly twenty years since the affair happened, sixteen since it exploded in 1998, leading to the impeachment trial of Clinton, who was eventually acquitted of having lied under oath about having been involved with Lewinsky.
Since having a son, I have felt myself repeating “real men wear pink”, internally as well as aloud, more often than I ever expected.I have thought about writing this post many times in the past few months but felt it served no purpose than to appear to be searching for controversy. A few weeks ago, I put up this photo on Facebook of Jack captioned “Don’t mind me…just getting into trouble”....more
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