To Conform or Not to Conform

I thin the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown


Throwback Thursday, originally posted November 6, 2013:


4 responses to “To Conform or Not to Conform”

  1. […] copied and pasted from year-end emails sent to me from NAMI and NIMH, or – in the case of To Conform or Not to Conform – content I wrote and posted earlier. Not much to share in terms of original content. […]

  2. Its our differences that make us specially unique. Faces without freckles or winkles are like skies without stars.

  3. Hello mindreader – I needed to read this today. I’m grappling with these concepts. (Isn’t grapple a good word?) I’m nowhere near as compassionate as I’d like to be. A lack of enough compassion is something to be aware of, and my challenge is to not freak out about or judge myself for this lack too much – I simply need to breathe and reframe my way of thinking. Simple? No. Possible? Yes.

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