2020 — A Different Holiday Celebration

As the 2020 December holidays approach, everyone realizes that we will have a different holiday celebration this year. Whether you celebrate Hannukah, Christmas or Kwanza, the second wave of COVID-19 affects how you celebrate and with whom you celebrate. It’s a weird December.  After months of lockdowns and isolation, people have pandemic fatigue. Many feel […]

The Pandemic and Intentionality

The Stanford encyclopedia of psychology defines intentionality as “the power of minds and mental states to be about, to represent, or to stand for, things, properties, or states of affairs.” The definition of intentionality refers to what is important in relationships or aspirations. It implies purposeful behaviour that is based on beliefs or values. Last […]

International Women’s Day — How are we doing?

It’s International Women’s Day — a day to celebrate female achievements and reflect on women’s rights. It’s also a day to be a proud feminist. At age 74, I’ve witnessed many achievements for women. Leading feminists such as Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem used their notoriety to launch the fight for equality and women’s rights.  […]