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A Love Protest: The Donald's Presidency

My doubt and questioning is not the point of this blog post. However, for sensibility’s sake, I make my disclaimer: I did not support Donald Trump to become President. 1,162 more words

Treating Yourself with Kindness: On Self-Compassion

For several decades, developing self-esteem in children and adults has been the holy grail of fostering healthy attitudes towards the self. Yet, starting in the early 1990s, criticism arose, pointing towards the absence of positive consequences of having high self-esteem, and highlighting several negative consequences, such as dismissing negative feedback or taking less responsibility for harmful actions. 606 more words

Positive Psychology Insights

Rats & Gypsies

New York is something,
When taken with a broken heart, she whispers.
Falsetto whistle in her gullet.
Medal in her tobacco teeth.
Fingernails of lost boys on her tongue. 355 more words

The Human Condition

Common Humanity

This has been the year of common humanity.

Not for our country, here in the USA. Not for the UK. Not for Syria. Not for politics in general. 1,627 more words

Common Humanity

Stories from Berlin

There are 7 billion of us on this planet. Over 500 million of us live the EU. Every year, about 5 million babies are born here. 2,704 more words

To Abide a Good Wife

Miracle if she knows,
That I stole a bad dosage of that taboo sex,
With a manic bisexual minx and her silver tools.
I wonder if her stainless beak can smell that psychosis, 212 more words

The Human Condition