Everyday Legacy: Buffie Harris

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Words Matter: Mindful Dialogue

Words Matter:  Mindful Dialogue

Certain terminology, most often related to mental or physical health, and human living conditions, has become a part of our everyday language.  I have observed that the use of these terms is often expressed based on a particular and even exaggerated trait of the actual definition or a limited social understanding of the meaning or condition.

The Gift of Boundaries

Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious.  You get to choose how you use it.  You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.  -Anna Taylor


Feminism, Comparison and the Shame Game: An Open Letter to Nell Scovell

Dear Ms. Scovell:
I am writing in response to your post entitled “Their Struggles:  Bristol Palin & Malala Yousafzai’s Memoirs, Compared” published by Jezebel on October 17, 2014.
The last time I checked, I held a clear assessment that feminism is about creating and supporting choices for women and shifting stigmatic and ostracizing labels and judgment.

Small Moves for Clarity + Direction

This morning, I watched a snail wake up to the day. It was utterly inspiring. She was nestled in her shell, hanging with her underbelly side up, on a small branch, with her eyes closed and her faced tucked in. She peaked out, assessed her surroundings, and went back to resting.