Benevolent sexism. A mnemonic?

Benevolent sexism is defined as positive prejudice that appears as favourable when it in fact casts women as weak creatures needing men’s protection as in this example.

I think, women can twist a situation to suit their needs and this can distort the real event

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Do genetics influence our resting heart rate?

“A lower RHR indicates that the heart is functioning efficiently, pumping more blood and oxygen throughout the body with less effort, sending us oxygen to fuel muscles during exercise”

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Te Tiriti o Waitangi – A treaty between nations

On February 6, 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi was signed and is considered New Zealand’s founding document.
The Treaty is an agreement between Maori (Indigenous people of New Zealand), represented by many Rangatira (Chief/Leader) and the British Crown, represented by William Hobson.

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Are you having a Man moment?

Here’s a scenario for you.
It’s your wife’s birthday today. You wake up, the sun is shining, the birds are singing their daylight songs, your loving partner is gazing longingly into your eyes and the first thought in your head goes something like this:

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Emotional Intelligence!!!

In order to know another, we must first, know thyself. Otherwise the boundaries get blurred and what we may think is the emotion or attitude of another person, may in actual fact, be our own.

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Stress – a rising tide of dread & panic OR an opportunity to change

What if the “Act of Stress” is our body telling us to stop, take a good hard look at ourselves & is inviting us to create change, to listen carefully. What if it is saying:
“I am not a robot, I am flesh & blood”, “I am unable to sustain the demands of your decisions to perform any longer”.

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Freewill, 2018

Living life with this view, has it’s consequences. I have been called: direct, blunt, cold hearted, detached and brutally honest …  C’est la vie! Such is life

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Marriage, How many is too many?

I admit that I didn’t think to learn my new partners “Parenting Style”. I mean who does? Who thinks of these things when they fall in love! All I was hoping was that he liked my kids….. and he did and they liked him. I just didn’t know how he was going to treat them once we got off cloud nine and normal set in.

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Are you practicing Virtues?

Virtuous people are said to be “Good people”. They generally abide by a set of values and principles cultivated by their desire to seek greater purpose in their life and consciously, practice these values daily

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