Lost Communication

Inspired by the discussion on relationships in July and the emphasis on communication, this poem draws on our struggle to effectively communicate and how essential effective communication is for healthy relationships. You talk to me, I talk to you; Effectively Conversating, Sharing our thoughts, Engaging in healthy discussion, Solving conflict; That is what communication, Good … Continue reading Lost Communication

Are young people worse off today than previous generations?

As I spent time speaking about the sick condition of this world with my granddad and how the young people of the world were caught up in it, I started to think about whether the youth of today are worse off than previous generations. The response to this would never be straightforward, because of the … Continue reading Are young people worse off today than previous generations?

Are young people out of touch with the older generation?

In our current society, there is frequent discussions about whether young people are out of touch with the older generation, or if it is the other way around. You will always get different view points or perspectives, but I think that it goes both ways.  These two generations have gotten extremely out of touch with … Continue reading Are young people out of touch with the older generation?

Why the backlash over Emma Watson’s speech highlights a deeper problem

Earlier this week, actress and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Emma Watson, gave a speech to launch the United Nation's HeForShe campaign. In her speech, she highlighted the inequality and gender stereotypes that are experienced by both males and females, as she called for men to join the fight for global equality.  She also raised the … Continue reading Why the backlash over Emma Watson’s speech highlights a deeper problem