Are Happier People Less Easily Offended Or Emotionally Triggered?

Are happy people less easily offended or emotionally triggered? This is the question that arose in my head today. It came into thought because I’m part of an email that recommends “banned books”. They’re not truly banned, but they often look at, are a commentary on, or question the idea of “cancel culture”.  And then… Continue reading Are Happier People Less Easily Offended Or Emotionally Triggered?

Being a Facebook Admin Isn’t a Life Accomplishment

Isn’t it funny how people with the most unfulfilled lives, who are lacking in some important aspect that they desire, search for control in the least influential or impactful of environments?  Whether it’s being admin of a Facebook group, or leading a community of “followers” on Instagram, or outside of social media, being Syndicat of… Continue reading Being a Facebook Admin Isn’t a Life Accomplishment

Why Leaving Teaching Was One Of The Best Decisions I’ve Ever Made

In case you are unaware, back in Canada I was a Special Education teacher. It was a role I passionately poured myself into, and I did it for 9 years. When I first moved to France, I did English teaching here, too, and then took a post as a Special Education assistant teacher at a… Continue reading Why Leaving Teaching Was One Of The Best Decisions I’ve Ever Made

When Feminism Turns On Women, The Sex It’s Sworn To Supposedly Protect

Are women who stress equality and stand as self-proclaimed feminists truly advocating for the equity of all women, or just the ones who adhere to their thinking? I have seen, all too often, women who fight in the name of “social justice” and “radical feminism” being just as hypocritically sexist as the many things they… Continue reading When Feminism Turns On Women, The Sex It’s Sworn To Supposedly Protect

A Reflection On Social Media, Social Sharing, And Mass Sociogenic Illness

Last night I read an article about how TikTok has triggered tourettes-like symptoms in young women, due to a medical condition called MASS SOCIOGENIC ILLNESS. In layman's terms, it's when you are part of a community or group (like Bookstagram, for example), and due to your empathy with the persons in the group, you begin… Continue reading A Reflection On Social Media, Social Sharing, And Mass Sociogenic Illness