Today, I listened to 30 Covert Emotional Manipulation Tactics: How Manipulators Take Control in Personal Relationships by Adelyn Birch. It was a short but intense listen of under two hours. It took more than two hours for me to get through it, because I had to pause to take notes.
This morning I watched a wonderful video created by Beau of the Fifth Column about MEGA hats, the new harassment free app for those who wear them, and what all who wear those hats could learn about micro-aggression, hate, and making others feel like shit.
Here Dr. Howard Wetsman talks about how making people feel less than others lowers dopamine tone and causes mental health issues. His perspective is on addiction. I think treating others as less than causes many of of our health issues.
Bullying is a problem in genetic genealogy. It is a big problem. What you say? Well, here is a useful list of the top 25 bullying practices seen in workplace bullying from the Workplace Bullying Institute.
I just finished reading In Sheep’s Clothing – Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People By: George K. Simon. The following is my take away list of my behaviors that I need to change.
I am moving on to a chart of Venus signs. Venus is thought to influence our relationships of all types. It is how we attach to others both in depth and breadth. Here too, I am a Virgo.
Today, I am doing one for Mercury signs. Mercury is thought to influence how we communicate. I am a Libra in Mercury.
below is a pedigree chart from my and my ancestors moon signs. While sun signs are who we are to the world, moon signs are who we are on the inside. I am a moon Sagittarius.
Some months ago, I was talking genealogy and astrology with a friend. He mentioned that his mother did charts mapping ancestors’ astrological charts to genealogy charts. I thought I would play around with the idea.
PBJ is the newest member of my dog-ish family. I adopted him at the beginning of the month. I just got his Canine Genetic Analysis™ DNA results.