Why as women do we constantly feel the need to apologize? It is something I have thought long and hard about. Especially with amazing women like Jennifer Pastiloff have begun a dialogue about it. In fact, Pantene has just released a new commercial about women over apologizing. I admit, I am well known for over apologizing. At least, I used ….
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The Elocutions, ponderings, caffeinated addictions, of my mind. In other words, all things writing, coffee, thoughts and opinions.
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. ~Kevyn Aucoin Delayed. The worst word a traveler can hear. Well that ….
Keep your face to the sunshine, and you can not see a shadow. The last few days I have been so invigorated. The weather has been warm, the sun shining. Even the ups and downs of cold and warmth can’t get me down. I feel like the winter blues, which I tend to get badly, just fall off, like discarded ….
an·ger ˈaNGgər/ noun noun: anger; plural noun: angers 1. a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. verb verb: anger; 3rd person present: angers; past tense: angered; past participle: angered; gerund or present participle: angering 1. fill (someone) with anger; provoke anger in. “she was angered by his terse answer” synonyms: infuriate, irritate, exasperate, irk, vex, peeve, madden, put out; Moreenrage, incense, annoy; rub the wrong way; informalmake someone’s blood boil, get someone’s back up, make someone see red, get someone’s ….
“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” ~ Mark Twain You always remember the before and after. What your life was like before, and what it was like after. Three years out, it is crazy to believe where I am now, and where I was ….
“But then fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the ….
Dear World, I could begin this letter with an apology. Apologizing for the way I look. The size I am. Not being tall enough or short enough. Saying sorry for being to blonde, to white, to whatever society dictates in this moment. I could apologize for being a girl. But I refuse. I refuse to apologize for who I am, ….
ad·dic·tion əˈdikSHən noun noun: addiction; plural noun: addictions 1. the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. “he committed the theft to finance his drug addiction” synonyms: dependency, dependence, habit, problem devotion to, dedication to, obsession with, infatuation with, passion for, love of, mania for, enslavement to “a slavish addiction to fashion” One little word. So much power. One word. So much ….