How To Deal With Challenging Opinions – 3 Tips

  The stronger the opinion, the more likely someone who disagrees will be bludgeoned. Such bludgeoning often leads to what I call Gotcha Wars. Unless you are a Gotcha War Warrior such fights often find you tearing your hair, pounding the wall, or crawling away with your head hanging low. Even dogs can play a …

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How To Stop Being A Copycat

Are you a slave to fashion? Do the retailers love you? Or are you you? What’s your uniform? My favorite on remains jeans and a shirt, white or bright-colored.  Sometimes I tuck the shirt in, sometimes not.  I was the first woman to wear pants as a professor at Columbia University School of Social Work. …

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3 Tips for Being You – A Matter of Style

Are you a slave to fashion? Do the retailers love you? Or are you you? What’s your uniform. I was something of a freak during my adolescence. Mainly because my growth spurt took me to 5′ 11″ and 1/2 inches by the time I entered sixth grade. Moreover I was skinnier than Twiggy at a …

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Fashion? Bah humbug.

Thank you Daily Prompt: New Sensation for letting me post an EFTI poster to remind a some  people what matters.  This one free at the EFTI store. The prompt: “Ah, sweet youth. No matter whether you grew up sporting a fedora, penny loafers, poodle skirts, bell-bottoms, leg-warmers, skinny jeans, Madonna-inspired net shirts and rosaries, goth garb, a spikey …

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