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“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” ― James Baldwin, Nobody Knows My Name (1961) ‘Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a letter from Harlem’ Modeling & Anti-Racism Anti-racism, and more generally,...
There is nothing wrong with feeling angry, afraid, sad, or frustrated: feeling our emotions is a difficult task requiring awareness, trust, and curiosity. We need it to resolve conflicts.
In an enlightened society where everybody could understand their emotions, learn from their emotions, and control their impulses, mediation would be totally unnecessary.
“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” – Attributed to Theodore Roosevelt Everybody is talking about it, but do they get it? I have to be honest and tell you that I used to feel confused about empathy. In my everyday life, I would often...
"No one ever talks about the moment you found out that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That's a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything. And that's a profound psychological...
“Dignity is something we all deserve no matter what we do. It is the starting point for the way we treat one another. ” Donna Hicks
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