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Dear Men: It Is Not My Responsibility To Explain Sexism To You
, Guest Writer
I find it insulting when men who’ve put zero effort into learning about women’s rights ask me to use my time and energy to explain to them.
ARTS & CULTURE
'Mudbound' Has More To Say About Whiteness In America Than Any Other Trump-Era Movie
A person doesn't have to be hateful in order to be racist.
Lessons About Sex, Courtesy of Olive Oil
Professor and author. Lover of all things coconut.
I never questioned why I was giving more than I was receiving. It never occurred to me to ask. It never occurred to me to consider the possibility that something was off, here. That there were profound imbalances that begged, that demanded a restructuring of emotional and physical capital.
Craving Authenticity in a Culture of Nice
V.R. Marianne Zahn
Episcopal priest, writer, bon vivant, blogging at revz.org
When I started at seminary a few years ago, I noticed a new buzzword-authenticity. Of course, I knew the word, but I wasn't accustomed to how it got brought into virtually any controversial or even meaningful discussion as if it were the Holy Grail.
White Fragility Is Racial Violence
White people, we can do better. We can sit with our friends of color and feel our emotions without coopting their grief. We can do our own labor to educate ourselves, and find new sources of information to take the burden of our own ignorance off the people we have oppressed for centuries.
Rethinking Professional Development: Using Mindfulness to Explore the Emotional Labor of Teaching
Elizabeth Frias, PhD
Curriculum and research for Mindfulness First; Teacher educato...
Taking the time to practice mindfulness is an excellent opportunity for teachers to stop, sit quietly, and bring awareness to their emotions and how those emotions may be affecting them physiologically.
Customer Service With A Smile Comes At A Big Price
Once employers acknowledge the toll of emotional work, they can help their employees cope with simple changes like providing
These 'Wearable Eyes' Make Your Face Look More Friendly Than You Feel (VIDEO)
What do you think? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below. The lenses of the new "wearable eyes," called AgencyGlass
David A. Schwartz
Bitter, yet lovable, music snob; Worried philosopher
The fact of the matter is that every job requires at least some acting. That said, we should never forget that what we expect of ourselves should always outweigh the expectations set upon us by others when it comes to defining our identity.
Faking Positive Emotions for Our Jobs: At What Cost?
Helen Davey, Ph.D.
Dr. Helen Davey is a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist in Los ...
The toll taken by emotional labor often results in depression, anxiety, and psychosomatic problems. I've heard flight attendants refer to Prozac as "Vitamin P."
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