What is Himpathy? A pathological moral tendency to feel sorry exclusively for the alleged male perpetrator — it was too long ago; he was just a boy; it was a case of mistaken identity — while relentlessly casting suspicion upon the female accusers – Kate Manne One need not look further than Donald Trump to see this at play in multiple ways. We note the deference that he has been afforded when there has been irrefutable evidence of his misogynistic actions, views, and languag
photo credit - @djpulsemuscat Being #proactive is something that I speak to in a majority of my #counselling sessions. So much of our #anxiety can be mitigated by being proactive as opposed to waiting and being reactive to the ‘what if’ questions that may come. Those ‘#whatif’ questions can be completely paralyzing and keep us not only from being proactive, but from truly being able to be present and life your life to its fullest. We tend to avoid anything that will answer th
This can be challenging! I recall the first time I heard this sentiment, I was 26 years old and thought I had the world figured out.
I was in a meeting and a fellow was speaking and said, ‘just because something is easy, doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do. And, sometimes the harder something is, the more right it is.’
I was struck by this simple statement. It made so much sense but did not necessarily lend itself to making the right choice. Why not?
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