Speaking up is hard to do

“Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.” Stephen King I had a good giggle when I stumbled across this quote.  Mostly because it stands out.  All the other quotes by men … Continue reading

Polite Power Rules

December is gathering in to spurt to the end.   A rush of holidays to have us celebrating and making merry.Yet for many women, behind the festive wear and frolicking, lingers a sadness. The longing to express herself without hurting others, … Continue reading

Is Politeness for Sissies?

“Politeness [is] a sign of dignity, not subservience.” ? Theodore Roosevelt Roosevelt has it right.  For most people being polite is pretending  I don’t think pretending is necessary. There is immense power in allowing other people to have their say, … Continue reading