Identity and social media

Recently, I tuned into a 1A segment on NPR about identity and social media. This particular program was about President Trump and his use of Twitter as a communication tool. Spoiler alert: While I reference the president and his tweets, this is NOT a political post. It is a post on how Read more…

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The real beauty of Dove

Self beauty and worth is an echo.  This statement is from a mother reflecting on her daughter’s self-identity. She shares this in a video as part of the Dove ‘Real Beauty’ campaign. When you watch the video, you will see (eerily) how daughters mirror their mother’s concerns when it comes Read more…

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Boston strong

After taking my traditional winter break, I started running again this week. I didn’t bother tracking distance or calculating pace, I just ran. It felt good and it hurt at the same time, yet I know it’s all part of getting back to it. Hello running legs and lungs – Read more…

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Twitter tantrums

Anger and aggression in our socialsphere Recently, I was interviewed by a reporter from one of our local television stations. He was seeking a spokesperson on social media and communication, with a particular focus on youth-related tantrums on Twitter. While I spoke on behalf of communication in general, the segment Read more…