Compliments or Criticism – Trust or Power

“When we willingly accept compliments, we are reminded that others see us through different eyes … Many of us find it…

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Plant Madness and SATC

I have never liked cleaning, though I love organizing.  My many visits to gardens in May and June have me…

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Seeing Ourselves in Others

Like me, you’ve probably come across the universal wisdom that the people who irritate us the most are expressing qualities…

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How Do You Keep Your Spark Alive?

I subscribe to author Rachael Herron’s newsletter and she recently posed the question:  What’s your baseline?  What’s the bare minimum…

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Anti-Harassment Measures

I’ve copied some of the information from my annual EEO (Equal Employment Opportunities) Anti-Harassment Training below.  I have some observations…

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My Mortality

I officially became a “senior citizen” when I turned 55 years old in June.  My mom turned 75 years old…

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Sexist and Misogynist Acts

First, misogynist and sexist acts, whether they are casual or reach the level of sexual harassment or assault, are wrong…

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The Howard vs. Heidi Study

I heard about the Howard vs. Heidi study while listening to one of Sheryl Sandberg’s books (Lean In: Women, Work,…

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