Hey everyone! I will return soon

Hello All, I have been very busy. Life intruded and then I needed to recover from that. I am currently working on my new music (both band stuff and solo projects) and building my new business.  I am stressed but excited. But stay tuned for more Elle in your inbox. I am going to post links to my band She’s So Quiet, we had a … Continue reading Hey everyone! I will return soon

Elle Cast: Episode 2

Originally posted on Alert. Aware. Mindful.:
Here is the second episode and we are talking about Race, sexuality, and poverty. I am including some of the techniques or activities I use to de-stress, in dealing with my regular life stress and the additional frustration I feel encountering or witnessing  discrimination. You can download it here  or stream it if there are issues, iPhone users can download here … Continue reading Elle Cast: Episode 2

Carolyn Hax: When you’re burning out on the world falling apart – The Washington Post

Please read below CONCRETE advice on how to stay informed but within YOUR boundaries to keep your calm. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/carolyn-hax-when-youre-burning-out-on-the-world-falling-apart/2019/01/31/7c9bd16c-241d-11e9-81fd-b7b05d5bed90_story.html?utm_term=.fa4e9228ca48 Continue reading Carolyn Hax: When you’re burning out on the world falling apart – The Washington Post

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he doesn’t “understand why” unpaid federal workers need money / Boing Boing

I truly believe that he doesn’t understand and is financial and morally far removed from having a clue. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is puzzled as to why 800,000 furloughed federal workers need to visit food banks to keep their families from starving, when they can simply get a loan. From Reuters: Asked about their struggles, Ross told CNBC: “I know they are, and I … Continue reading U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he doesn’t “understand why” unpaid federal workers need money / Boing Boing

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Germany Offers A Lesson In How To Respond To The Far Right | HuffPost

In recent state elections in Germany where the Greens made big gains, Forsa’s Matuschek said, voters got “the impression that the Greens were defending something, they were standing for something — without fear.” via Germany Offers A Lesson In How To Respond To The Far Right | HuffPost Continue reading Germany Offers A Lesson In How To Respond To The Far Right | HuffPost