Monthly Archives: December, 2014

Generalisations and stereotypes

I try not generalise or subscribe to stereotypes. Once you’ve subscribed to a certain stereotype it’s very difficult to see the exceptions to that perceived rule, and incredibly difficult for others to challenge your perception of that rule. Some stereotypes can be harmless, some people do embody a stereotype regardless of whether they are the …

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I will ride with you.

*updated* Okay, so I’m going to jump on a bandwagon for a moment. Actually, I’m going to stay on this bandwagon. Anyone in Australia – and some overseas – will know about the Sydney Siege that is happening right now and has been happening for nearly 13 hours. A gunman has people held hostage in …

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Delicious indeed…

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Suffering in silence

Telling some who is highly sensitive to harden up and stop taking things personally is like telling someone with anxiety to relax and stop worrying. Or telling someone with depression that their life isn’t so bad and to cheer up. Or telling someone who is suicidal that they are selfish and have plenty to live …

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