RSI: Redefining Beauty

RSI: Redefining Beauty

Beauty. Cuteness. Attractive. Adorable… A young man called me beautiful last night. Part of me wanted to smile and say thank you shyly. Instead I said “I know, and thank you for noticing!”… Still with a smile, but not the kind that usually goes with feigned humility or embarrassment. I accepted his compliment. Once I did, the voices in my head took over, telling me that he probably didn’t really mean it. I told me that I’m only pretty to a very select few kinds of people, let alone beautiful. I told me that I certainly shouldn’t have been so forward about accepting that compliment. Luckily, Read more »

Lesson 3: Control How People Treat You

Lesson 3: Control How People Treat You

Sweet Sin it is great to be back on Wednesday where I belong! I’ll try to keep this short because this one is like a dead horse and I’m coming at it with Louisville Slugger… I’m not one much for gore. So many have already said the same thing… “Teach people how to treat you…” they’ve said. “People only treat you the way you allow them to…” they preached. So what’s one more voice spouting the same “easier said than done” platitudes? If people are treating you like crap, it’s your job to Require them to treat you Better. You Read more »