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Diversity (or, do you want fries with that?)

DIVERSITY - Why are we so afraid of this word? Why does this one little word cause so much anger and opposition? Why are we uncomfortable even discussing diversity? It will probably come as no surprise….human beings find comfort in sameness. We thrive on commonalities. In fact, where romantic relationships are concerned, studies have

Diversity (or, do you want fries with that?)2019-07-24T09:27:33-04:00

Creativity, Part II (or, the sandbox is not just for kids)

Remember last week, when I wrote that ideas start to flow as we tap into our innate creativity? Well, there’s a reason for that. Carl Jung, the famous psychologist known for his theory of the Collective Unconscious, believed that not only does each human being have an individual psyche, there also exists a collective,

Creativity, Part II (or, the sandbox is not just for kids)2019-07-24T09:48:20-04:00

Creativity, Part I (or, where are those damn knitting needles?)

I used to think there were only two kinds of people in the world – those who were creative and those who were not. Until recently, I would have told anyone who asked that I fell squarely into the second camp. I can’t draw, I’m not particularly crafty, I don’t play an instrument, and

Creativity, Part I (or, where are those damn knitting needles?)2019-07-24T10:22:18-04:00

My First-Ever Blog Post (or, now you can say you knew me before I was famous ;) )

I have known I was a writer most of my life. I have been writing all of my life – journals, recommendation letters, letters to the editor, research papers, you name it. I sat down to write my first book in middle school. I had no idea what I was doing, and I didn’t

My First-Ever Blog Post (or, now you can say you knew me before I was famous ;) )2019-07-24T10:37:41-04:00
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