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Taking Inventory

I want to inspire others, but if I don’t truly open up I will inspire no one.  It genuinely is down to me.  So for challenge one I see what I have faced and I acknowledge that the only thing holding me back from moving forward strong is me.  I need to stop settling and accepting and start busting balls.  I have goals.  It’s time to achieve them.

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Tis the season to be jolly...

Oh how I hate this song.  I mean, I love quite a lot of Christmas songs but so many of them are bollocks if you think about it.  I mean it's not necessarily the 'Most Wonderful Time of the Year', no matter how many times Andy Williams tells you that it is.  For many people, it's a time of stress of loneliness and often desperation. I typed a whole long diatribe about how the holidays suck - so many holidays suck for people, but then I deleted it as I realised it totally takes away from what I want to say, so here it is... If you're reading this, and you have a supportive family with whom you are close,...

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Sexual Harrassment. Are we failing men?

#MeToo   I've seen this hash tag posted many times today and had a conversation about it earlier. So I ended up doing some research.   I have to admit that most of the posts, with the exception of one savvy Facebook friend who I respect, said   "If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote "Me too" as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem. Please copy/paste."   Said savvy friend had changed theirs to say people.   I did a bit of digging around. Now the origin of this latest trend comes from the Harvey Weinstein scandal and actress Alyssa Milano whose friend suggested the above statement....

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