Change is Constant, Accept That

Deep thoughts on activism Good Monday morning. There comes a time when we have to focus on the betterment of those around us and back off from saving the world. When you have been involved in activism as long as I have, it can be hard to hand over the reins of "change". It is … Continue reading Change is Constant, Accept That

Busy With Purpose

"There's a moment where you have to choose whether to be silent or stand up" - Malala Yousafzai I have spent the last 4 months running from pillar to post with little direction, teetering on the edge of frustration continually, constantly researching the continual flow of misinformation (in so many areas) while, in reality, accomplishing … Continue reading Busy With Purpose

It’s the Not the Attention We Receive That Counts, it’s the Attention We Pay

"When you pay attention to boredom it gets unbelievably interesting" - Jon Kabat-Zinn I became a fan and follower of Jon Kabat-Zinn early in my career as a mental health therapist.  His teachings not only contributed to my job performance but blended well into my every day life.  Living with a disability while maximizing ones … Continue reading It’s the Not the Attention We Receive That Counts, it’s the Attention We Pay

Redefining Social Justice – Part 2, Knowing Your Place is Not Knowing your Role

"Never fry bacon wearing a tank top on while sitting in a wheelchair" - Ancient Chinese Proverb I have always considered myself a political "centrist".  There isn't a political party that hasn't presented a few platform I agree with and others I don't.  But that is alright, that is what makes me a centrist and … Continue reading Redefining Social Justice – Part 2, Knowing Your Place is Not Knowing your Role