When you feel you are under the control of an unfriendly system, check your values, check your sense of personal power meter. Check your complicity levels. Compare the consistency of your values with the actions it takes to participate in the system and achieve your goals.. The ends never justify the means because they are inseparable.
Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.
White America, Wake The F*ck Up. The Deaths Of Alton Sterling And Philando Castile ARE Your Problem.
As a self-proclaimed "woke" white dude, it's sometimes difficult to know how to participate in conversations about race that matter deeply to me. The last thing I want to do is suck up oxygen from the voices that need to be heard.
The release of Ariana Grande's newest album, Dangerous Woman, has her fans going crazy! What better way to celebrate the
A lack of eye contact isn't a sign that a person lacks attention, empathy, or care; there are better and more effective ways of gauging these qualities in a person. Just because I can't hold your gaze doesn't mean I have a problem. But it's time to confront the fact that our culture does.
Simply put, it is not the presence of conflict that stresses the relationship; it is the manner in which the couple responds. Positive, respectful communication about differences helps keep a marriage thriving.
For example, if you've ever daydreamed, you've been "practicing" divergent thinking -- tapping into an effortless flow of
Kathryn Frieze just wanted her money back. She had paid the airline Iberia $176 for an "extra legroom" seat on a flight from Chicago to Madrid, but the airline rescheduled her flight, dropping her upgraded economy class seat. Her repeated attempts to reach the airline proved futile.
"The trailer for 'Chiraq,' in all its glitz and shock value, is arousing - but the premise of this film isn't." You make this a black-on-black trauma without taking into consideration external systemic factors. And to top it off, you place women of color as the barriers to these men's burdens. That's not original, that's just plain pathetic.
Despite progress that has been made, there's a long way to go.
We live in the feeling of our thinking, but because thought is largely invisible to us, we attribute those feelings to what we see around us. And this innocent and seemingly innocuous misunderstanding actually lies beneath almost every problem we have in our lives.
If there's a fictional world you love but you know that it's dark and can negatively impact your mood or actions, then make sure you watch, listen to or read something lighter afterwards to balance it out.
It might just make your day a whole lot better. What the heck, Deirdre?...you may be thinking. How is it you can care so
I sat down in the pub with him after rehearsal, fresh pints of lager in our hands. He didn't say a word -- just looked at
Honking is something that feels OK for many of us to do, but feels terribly personal when it happens to us. Honking may create sound on the outside, but it happens because we're not too happy inside... and we need a release.
In order to stay relatively succinct, let's just observe the straight-up facts: Enjoy yourself. Enjoy the silence. Enjoy
Once I decided to leave the gym I desperately tried to figure out what would replace it... the class or the boot camp or the activity that would be the right fit now.