Originally, I was planning on calling this piece F*CK OFF!but it didn’t seem polite and in our current boor-like culture, I didn’t want to add to our collective rudeness. This piece is inspired by the brilliant Chris Rock. Although millennials have taken ownership of the term “bullying”, I’d like to offer some major insights and… Read More »
Seven years ago I began a new life. What began as a job offer quickly morphed into a life-changing and highly productive daily event. As a person dedicating several hours per week to helping others improve and redirect their lives, it became clear early and often what many of the women in the space thought… Read More »
All issues, drama, chaos and confusion can be traced back to the same source. A broken agreement. Somebody didn’t hold up their end of an agreement and decided to go in another direction. Most of us make agreements all day with all sorts of people. Many of these agreements are not verbalized. They remain silent,… Read More »
Being bullied didn’t make me hate learning, it made me hate schools and the rampant and unchecked fascism that dictated everything from what we wore to what we could watch on TV. All of the policing changed when Roots hit the air. All the white teachers and administrators sanctioned the consumption of this epic without… Read More »
When I was 14, my new set of parents no longer allowed us to eat spaghetti.
Whenever I have worked with young people, the issue of safety is obsessively focused on. You can’t touch them (unless it is in front of other people and even then it’s frowned upon). You can’t be too involved or concerned and above all you can’t share any personal information that would provide real world insight… Read More »