I had a huge epiphany this morning about why self-proclaimed "social justice warriors," such as myself, are often negatively received by the people they spend the most time with. You know, the groans. "Ughh, are you talking about that again?" "Seriously!? How is there a problem with this?" The defensiveness. "Stop attacking me!" "I don't… Continue reading You are not my project.
We've just come out of a year that was called the "gloomiest" for humanity in over a decade... 2017. The verdict isn't out yet on 2018, but judging by the news and social media feeds, the trend continues: gloominess mixed with anger, hostility, apprehension and anxiety. I know these feelings intimately. I've been through an… Continue reading What it means to be undefeated