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Wise Mind for a Chaotic World

Disclaimer: This post is written by a straight, white, cis, able-bodied, American-born, middle class woman who has a lot of privilege. I am hoping there is a little something for everyone in this post but I also know that much … Continue reading

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On Moms

So Mother’s Day has come and gone, for this year. I was with my mom all this past weekend and the one before so I was a wee bit busy with my real-deal mother and didn’t have time to post … Continue reading

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Not gonna say I’m sorry…

“Well, as the facilitator, I can’t really say anything. I mean, how would someone new to the group feel? If they heard me just put a stop to a discussion. I need to think about the others in the meeting,” … Continue reading

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When we no longer justify violence then we can know peace

What happened in Paris on Friday is disturbing, depressing, devastating and terrifying. It’s enough to make anyone feel terror and outrage. When the unthinkable happens, it’s normal to have all different feelings and thoughts, whether they be anger, horror, grief … Continue reading

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Working While Female

I am of the mindset that the American work life balance is not good for anyone. Workplace culture is a tough environment for all of us, as it expects us all, at least to some extent, to shed elements of … Continue reading

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Past isn’t past – what women couldn’t do less than 50 years ago

I came across this list recently that notes 6 things women could not do fifty years ago. The one that irked me the most was the fact that it wasn’t illegal to deny women credit cards until 1974. This is among … Continue reading

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On recognizing white privilege and not expecting a damn reward for it

I saw this clip recently when one of my friends posted it and asked if Tim Wise was making a good case for himself or demonstrating his unchecked privilege/acting in a micro-aggressive way. And it got me thinking about my … Continue reading

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