Tag Archives: Anger

I am angry – acknowledging the price of assimilation

I’m angry. I think it is an anger that was seeded many moons ago. With each moon, it has been steadily growing. I didn’t know it was there, until recently. What am I angry about? My assimilated life. My parents … Continue reading

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The personal is political – and it is not always serving us well…

The other day I was in a coffee shop talking with an old friend about our personal demons. Demons – we all got ‘em. This friend also happens to be a social activist and a political science professor. It wasn’t long before our talk of the personal … Continue reading

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Applying the gardner’s hand….

A friend of mine is working in an organisation where someone is being a bully. We were talking about it today. On the one hand, we talked about taking a hard line. That is, senior managers in my friend’s organisation need to be very firm with this… Continue reading

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Forgiveness, anger, and breaking old habits….

Last night, I went to a performance at the Roundhouse: Unprovoked. The play was created through the work of The Forgiveness Project. The play tells the story of the knife-murder of a fifteen-year old girl by an eighteen-year old girl and how it is… Continue reading

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Thank you for sharing….

I am in the line for security at the airport. It is a longer line than usual, but thankfully I arrived early enough to not care. Behind me stands a daughter and a mother. At one point, daughter says loudly: “I was so calm this morning. Now I’m tot… Continue reading

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(IN)VISIBILITY – PART 2

I do a lot of work with movement/dance. Last weekend, I participated in a workshop where I was very conscious of this idea of (in)visibility. One woman stands out in particular. She is stunning looking in a host of ways – including a number of tat… Continue reading

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