Last week I wrote about social vs physical distancing. This week I’m asking you to think about the ways assumptions and pre-judgment are sneaking into your actions and feelings during this pandemic. When we are stressed, or afraid, we tend to default to what we know. The impact of fear I’ve … [Continue reading] COVID-19, physical distancing & assumptions
I went to see the movie Wonder Woman last week. For the second time. There were many things I like and appreciate about the movie: Female superhero: check Strong female lead character: check Female lead who doesn’t spend time obsessing over a guy: check I’m also glad Gal Gadot … [Continue reading] The Lesser Wonders of Wonder Woman
Last weekend my partner and I went to see The Delivery Man (don't judge me - new parent movie criteria includes close to home, not too late and a few good laughs. check, check, check).In the movie, Vince Vaughn discovers he is the biological father to 533 kids because the sperm bank he donated to as … [Continue reading] The Subtleties of Systemic Exclusion
Since the foundation of the work I do is helping people to become aware of the assumptions, stereotypes, and perceptions they carry - and how these (often unconsciously) create barriers for others and between themselves and others - I have to comment on Tim Hudak's use of the term "foreign … [Continue reading] “Foreign Workers” – really Tim?!