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General Resilience

Monday Muse: Fear, Love and Resilience

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” ― Plato   Having a nightlight is common for children. It helps some children feel more secure about sleeping. I never had one of those but when I was growing up, my […]

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Monday Muse: Slavery, HR and You

Part of being a good friend is being a good listener. Sometimes you can give advice but most often it is best to LISTEN to your friends because the magic and the love is in being heard. Listening is how you learn who your friend really is, not how they may front to you and […]

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Business General Spirituality

Monday Muse: Remembrance, Resilience and Doing the Right Thing

I have had a tough morning. A morning where I was actually crying so hard in the car that I could not drive. I thought I could make it to my synagogue and sit for a while there, pulling myself together. However I was crying to hard that I had to pull off the highway […]

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General Personal Growth Spirituality

How To Create A Good Life During Chaotic Times

My friend “Marla” spent about two weeks packing the entire contents of her yard into her house, battening down the hatches, sealing windows , making a safe room in her bedroom for herself and her cat and praying the wind would not blow off her roof. She lives in Florida and was the predicted path […]

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General Personal Growth Wellness

Love, Creativity & Business: A Conversation with Maria Rodale

If you want to hear about the journey of someone who has managed to combine love, creativity and business into a great life, then you will enjoy this podcast with retiring Rodale Inc. CEO, Maria Rodale. A consummate businessperson, mother of three and author in midlife, Rodale has great insight, humor and wisdom about a […]

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The Myth and Mask of “The Strong Black Woman” with Tamyara Brown

The “strong Black woman” is a dangerous and often racist myth that results in great harm to women of color. The myth is used by the Anglo/Euro community to not treat women of color with humanity and to not acknowledge their femininity. At other times it is used in  African American community and perpetuates the […]