Grateful, Even For the Crap

Around this time of year we get together with family and friends to recount all the reasons we’re grateful.  Most years I would bet that we’re grateful for what’s gone well, how we’re fortunate or lucky.  This year might be our chance to make this ritual different.

The Inner Hater

This is one of the most astute, sharp and dope video bloggers out there, Jay Smooth, talking about his little hater: Recently I expounded upon the evils of haters.  You know, the folks who criticize, demean, devalue and just plain hate on the contribution we are trying to make to the world.  I wrote about … More The Inner Hater

Go Ahead and Judge Me– when judging others is good

I have grappled with understanding the concept of judgment for a long time.  One of the reasons is that my experience includes negative feelings around being judged.  You know, when others are judgmental– blaming, critical, rejecting, unkind. This, coupled with the fact that I was taught to be nice and a good girl, made me … More Go Ahead and Judge Me– when judging others is good