Feminism has taught me so many things (see the post from 9/8/2016), one of which is that it is SO important to exercise your right to a free speech. Before we go any further, there's a line we need to draw. Freedom of speech means yes, you can technically express yourself however you want, but no, you should not be an a**hole....more
Strong girls. We love them, we hate them, we are them. If we are them, then why do we struggle so much with our strength?I'll speak from my own perspective so as not to do this all-inclusive "we" that can be debilitating for other women who have their own struggles with strength. But I often find myself coming to the same crossroad: I give off the sense of a strong woman, and sometimes people forget that I still feel....more
Free your self by embracing you with out judgment or comparison especially from others! Truly happy people who are filled with joy and love just let all the negativity go being free to be their best. Don't take in others negativity. If a person or people in your life is always criticizing you, correcting you, that isn't about you. Yes really it is about them, their insincerity. By focusing on pointing out your "deficiencies" they feel that they are drawing the attention away from what they perceive as their in antiquates. Deflection that is their game....more
This is how many of my blogging sessions go. I sit down with the intention to write a post responding to an article I read in the Atlantic. But first, I should probably check the bulletin boards I frequent to see if there are any new postings since 10 minutes ago.
I don't know how many people are in this same situation but I live with my parents. I love my mom, she's awesome, we're best friends. My dad, not so much. In the past he at least provided enough financially (covering 3 people, 1 who eats enough for at least 2 people and our pets) but now thanks to him passing up a job that could've led to making $100,000 a year for a job, his current job is making cutbacks on hours to the point where we'll have to find a way to cut $700-$800 out of our budget....more
I am always struck, every time I spend any time in the company of school kids, by how little initiative any of them have. And I'm talking good kids here. Middle class, socio-economically speaking (though some are more privileged than that), good stable families, living in a good city with all kinds of opportunities, attending what are considered good schools and doing well there.Everyone agrees they're great kids. But put them in an unstructured environment and they do not know what to do. Literally. They sit around waiting for you, the Adult in Charge, to tell them what to do....more
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