7 Ideas for Life: An Antidote to Polarity
Idea #3: Befriend the like-hearted.
It’s easy to get stuck in echo chambers. To listen to people who share our point of view. We like talking to people who agree with us. But it risks feeding polarity. … More IDEA #3: Befriend the like-hearted
We’re in the middle of gender chaos right now, hell for some. There are so many facts flying, it’s hard to make sense of it all. I’m a feminist and a female. I should feel formidable. Some moments I do. But my feelings are mixed. … More Female, feminist & formidable
Looking back…How did we get from 1967 to 2017, from young girls to women, in an age that promised gender equality yet didn’t, really, take down the practical barriers? The answer, for me, lies in a fervent belief that our dignity was innate, that our sense of worth was never in question. …
This is tricky. Power, alone, doesn’t work…power without love is cold and ruthless. It is power ‘over’ others which can easily erode their dignity. And, love, alone, doesn’t work either. Love without power is polite, conflict avoiding and can undermine your own dignity or that of others if you create victims. … More Shoulders Squared: Celebrating Gender Equality in Canada