The courage to be me

As a social species, our first instinct is to fit in, to find our tribe. It’s hard for us to accept any trait that does not serve this purpose.

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Remind the world

Don’t remind the world that it is sick and troubled. Remind it that it is beautiful and free. — Mooji

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Love yourself – do you?

“Worry about loving yourself instead of loving the idea of other people loving you.” (Unknown)

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Does my university respect me?

What was your school life like? Did it make you enthusiastic about (at least some of) the subjects, did it make you thirsty for knowledge, did you feel valued, respected as a student?

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Truth To Power

Truth often requires courage because it’ll divide people around you – some will take your side, some won’t. Some will attack you instead of accepting the facts, and it’s not always easy to handle that. For me it’s a lesson to learn.

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Courage to talk about Hungary

I haven’t talked about my courage list for a while (and an update is brewing) but one of the points on there was to talk about my political opinions just as openly as about everything else. So I’ll grab the occasion to talk about a lady who doesn’t shy away from doing something against injustice:  […]

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A short skirt…

There are many reasons for people to have fat. Only a few has anything to do with laziness and willpower. I’d like to put this out there.  What’s it got to do with skirts? Well yesterday wearing a short dress brought up some long-forgotten fear in me that I didn’t expect. I never wear short […]

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Favourites of this week’s photo challenge, Focus

The weekly photo challenge from WordPress this week was to show in-focus and out-of-focus moments. I love browsing through the responses and I thought I’d share the ones that really captured me. Glass in Coppenhagen from Tallulah Bass Mindfulness through a lens You need to look twice at this photo from bonebreaker An old tailgate and […]

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