Bursting the Brexit bubble
What’s the greater risk? Letting go of what people think – or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, and who I am? ~ Brené Brown
My favourite mellow/sombre tunes for the darkest nights of the year…
Sorry, folks. I’ve had enough. Every which way I turn, I’m being bombarded with another message or update of some … More
Jumpers. The colour orange. New boots. Mulled drinks. Stews. The smell of wood fires. Toffee apples. Pumpkin anything. Onion soup. Braised red cabbage & apple. Knitting projects. Crunchy leaves.
No one in the world was ever you before, with your particular gifts and abilities and possibilities.
She felt hemmed in. Every second in this taxi was choking her. She could feel the sheen of sweat hovering over … More
“Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop,” says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she went through has become constant — and can turn deadly. In a brave TED talk, she takes a hard look at our online culture of humiliation, and asks for a different way.
Social phobia in all its glory
Grief, that multifaceted response to loss…