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Wisdom from Taylor Swift

Watching these video of outtakes left me filled with a sense of empowerment that I am hoping you will feel also.  It takes great strength when a person can truly act like themselves, among a group of people conforming to a norm.  I believe that was the intention of this video, to inspire others to be strong, brave, and empowered.  I encourage you to take a look and take some time to dance to the beat of your own drum!

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Non-Judgmental

One of the mainstays of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is to be non-judgmental.  This deserves it’s own blog post; however running across this article about actress Raven-Symone really highlighted the challenges those of us who try to practice being non-judgmental meet!  Even Oprah had difficulty accepting her choice to not label herself into one category…

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/05/raven-symone-african-american-gay-labels_n_5929414.html?cps=gravity