For most of us, it’s not the big traps that mess us up, it’s the little ones.
Every time I break stride and distract myself by checking my email (a hundred times in a bad day), I get a small reward. 123 more words
I’m annoyed at a lot of things right now but mostly this girl that was staying with us. I feel like she took advantage of my kindness, she overstepped her boundaries and then tried to spin it onto me like it’s my fault that everything was going wrong and that I had no compassion. 396 more words
I will keep this brief.
Many of us will be aware of or know someone who for one reason or another, will consciously choose to be unkind, choose to look the other way when wrong is being done, choose to excuse or appease poor behaviour, choose to protect or side with the wrong-doer! 185 more words
(20 August 2014, AFR, p27, Financial Times, By Kara Scannell in New York and Martin Arnold in London)