Polarity Work · 18. November 2021
I recently stumbled upon a post one of the teachers I love made, suggesting to use the body rather than words to communicate love and comfort. A lot of people reacted irritated saying they‘d check in first if touch was okay or they personally wouldn‘t want to be touched without consent or their love language wasn‘t physical. While all these considerations are more than needed in a setting where people don‘t know each other well, they can wreck a precious chance for intimate and sexual...
Authenticity · 01. November 2021
If you have already seen Mark Zuckerberg‘s latest video on youtube, you might have been left with a slight feeling of unease. I‘m not referring to the content of his speech, though it will serve the point I‘m trying to make later in this blog quite neatly. No, I’m referring to a more visceral feeling you might have experienced watching this man advertise the new direction he wants his companies Instagram,Facebook and WhatsApp to head towards. When he said something like we want to...
Polarity Work · 27. Oktober 2021
I remember vividly the first time I realized that the problem in a marital clash of opinions was actually not him but me. I don‘t remember what we were fighting over, but probably the education of our kids as this was a frequent and favorite source of conflict until very recently. It must have been some 16 years into or marriage and it was what we usually did: I would feel dominated by his stricter opinions on the subject and he‘d feel left out and bossed around by me. These fights usually...
Authenticity · 30. September 2021
It may seem awkward to read the title of a blog that says „why I quit social media“, but let me explain...