Empowering Discussions

Pause and Think: News and Blogs That Will Make You Go Hmmmmm?

It is time to take action for change. Change in the way we do business, change in the way we treat half the world, change in how we elect leaders. In that spirit here are a few great minds sharing information that can bring about that change.

What if leaders had to prove their capabilities and intelligence, and had background checks like teachers and just about every other profession out there? Would you be more likely to vote? What if instead of party affiliation we voted based on job performance?  Honie Briggs has some suggestions. http://honiebriggs.com/2013/10/12/save-the-date-november-4th-2014

What if we shamed rapists and brought facts to light instead of shaming victims?  No other violence is excused like rape is. Why is that? Treye Green shares 7 things you need to know about Mathew Barnett, the 18 year old who raped a 14 year old girl in Maryville, MO. http://www.ibtimes.com/who-matthew-barnett-7-facts-know-about-accused-maryville-rapist-1433070

What if we paid attention to how well children enjoy this world? What if we learned to love ourselves by remembering what it was like to not have negative opinions about our bodies or capabilities? Michelle Minero, author of the Self Love Diet, shares her thoughts. http://selflovewarrior.com/2013/10/21/lessons-from-ninel/

What if we all started thinking for ourselves? What if we didn’t have corrupt news shows or fire throwing temper tantrum throwing radio talk shows polluting our airwaves with outright lies and hate?  What if we paused to think about how ALL of our actions and words are affecting our health and happiness?  What if we keep moving forward?

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