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How is work?

Deep sighs, eye-rolling, quick-to-snap, avoiding eye contact, whispers in the break room that fall silent when any outsider comes in, exaggerated smiles, huffing and puffing... all of this before the person disappears from the room, aware that the conversation was...

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How do you refill your tank when it’s on empty?

I remember when I worked in the Swedish Church and my supervisor got the idea that the team needed to get an energy booster. She was a very introverted woman who loved meditation and her own inner journey. So, she ordered us to undertake a 3 day retreat. The whole...

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How do we break stereotypes and fears?

When I came out as gay, it came as a surprise to many. People from my past, even close friends and family, were unable to handle it. They disappeared from my life. There were some people who, despite their own beliefs against homosexuality, didn't forsake me. They...

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Raindrops keep falling on my head!

Life's battles need to be weighed up and carefully decided upon. Should I take up that particular fight or should I let it drop...? It's a question that is universal, and in truth, in most cases, it's better to let things lie rather than stir up a ruckus. However, it...

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A caring community

I've recently been contacted by a number of wonderful individuals who are living with HIV. Their stories have made me concerned. Things are so different these days! I remember when I worked in Hollywood in the late 80's the 90's. It was during that time when large...

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