Free Advice For Businesses to Not Get Roasted on Social Media

Let’s face it: If you’re in a position of power at a company, you’re likely white — and probably a white man. And as a white person (probably a man), you have a lifetime of unchecked hubris that blinds you to the possibility of being wrong. This quality is good when you’re demanding a college spot for your kid or asking for a store manager, but it can be detrimental when you’re making money for a soulless corporation during late-stage capitalism.… Read More Free Advice For Businesses to Not Get Roasted on Social Media

Stop Telling People to Be Happy

It is irresponsible to preach happiness and self-worth without noting the work that goes into it. Telling someone to “be happy” is like giving them a blank map; it’s useless and gives them garbage to dispose. (You may as well say “Be mad!” and expect them to give a comical frown.) Quoting Ghandi with “Be the change that you want to see in the world” and offering prayer hands is not deep, nor is it helpful, when the recipient is hurting and needs more. … Read More Stop Telling People to Be Happy