How does this way of identifying people by their appearance reinforce the thinking that our bodies define us more than our character? What are the costs to our well being?
Veterans are forced to navigate personalities and bureaucracy to get medical care while being treated as idiots by VA staff.
She wanted you to know that you were never alone because she was with you.
She was that kind of friend
If you need to bully people or point out their every mistake because you derive some pleasure from it, you are no friend of mine.
The USPS has been operating at a deficit for decades. Maybe its time to mothball it in favor of letting existing private sector alternatives have the remaining market share.
Labeling someone else – or your relationship with them – as toxic is not a healthy perspective. It dehumanizes the other person.
These messages have been so effective that we are veritable shopping machines, with packed garages and basements, and a burgeoning multi-billion-dollar personal storage industry as evidence.
I don’t do “rest” well. How about you?
They say that resentment is like drinking the poison and waiting for someone else to die, and that forgiveness is a ceasing to hurt yourself. Well, I say fuck that. You do not owe them a thing.
Every once in a while, I encounter a book, a movie, or a poem that really speaks to me, so much so that I will re-read or re-watch it many times over. There is one movie that I’ve watched so many times that I can practically recite the whole script, and that’s saying a lot…
I want to be able to gather with others over a meal and have everyone be nourished – myself included. So maybe that’s a place to start.
When your gut says “get the fuck out,” listen to it. Ain’t nothin’ good gonna come from taking that crap.