“What the Best Mentors Do”

Linked article by Anthony K. Tjan for Harvard Business Review on Pocket Worthy

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/what-the-best-mentors-do?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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May 30, 2021

“What Separates Champions from Almost Champions”

Linked article by Brad Stulberg for Pocket on Pocket Worthy

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/what-separates-champions-from-almost-champions?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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May 24, 2021

“33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect”

… and will help us treat ourselves with more respect too.

Linked article below by Bill Murphy Jr. for Inc. on Pocket

https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/33-smart-habits-that-will-train-other-people-to-treat-you-with-respect.html

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May 6, 2021

“When Depression Wears a Smile, Even Psychiatrists Like Me Can Be Deceived”

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/when-depression-wears-a-smile-even-psychiatrists-like-me-can-be-deceived?utm_source=pocket-newtab

Linked article by Rebecca Lawrence for The Guardian

KAITLIN ANN TREPANIER

Too many lives are stolen and lost when people have no one they can be honest with about who they are and how they may or may not be doing in life as a result … so learning to value everyone for their uniqueness is key to saving lives.

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April 27, 2021

“Cognitive Ability and Vulnerability to Fake News”

From the following linked article by David Z. Hambrick and Madeline Marquardt for Scientific American on Pocket Worthy

“At a more general level, this research underscores the threat that fake news poses to democratic society. The aim of using fake news as propaganda is to make people think and behave in ways they wouldn’t otherwise—for example, hold a view that is contradicted by overwhelming scientific consensus. When this nefarious aim is achieved, citizens no longer have the ability to act in their own self-interest. In the logic of democracy, this isn’t just bad for that citizen—it’s bad for society.”

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/cognitive-ability-and-vulnerability-to-fake-news?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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December 12, 2020

“The Forgotten Art of Squatting Is a Revelation for Bodies Ruined by Sitting”

Another holistic, non-medicinal way to address health and wellness challenges of the present in the following linked article …

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-forgotten-art-of-squatting-is-a-revelation-for-bodies-ruined-by-sitting?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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November 8, 2020

“How We Call Races”

Get the details about The Associated Press on how it “Calls A Presidential Race”

Linked article by The Associated Press

https://www.ap.org/en-us/topics/politics/elections/how-we-call-race

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November 7, 2020

Before Voting Tomorrow Pro-Lifers, Please Read and Consider the Following

Tomorrow American people who say they are pro-lifers are going to vote for a president that devalues, disrespects, degrades, dismisses, and bullies women … unless he is using them for his advantage … and I cannot stand by in silence knowing he has swayed pro-lifers just to get votes, when in reality it is men who act like him towards women that encourages men to do the same to women … and worse.

Even though there are the “Lowest numbers since 1973 … across all of the US … fewer women are becoming pregnant because of the increased contraception accessibility that is part of the Affordable Care Act. Read the linked article for details https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/number-abortions-u-s-drops-lowest-they-became-legal-nationwide-n1055726

However, we must also look beyond the decrease and the why to the other significant contributors to the problem …

Statistics: Every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted.

Estimated cost of rape is $122,461 per victim for medical costs, lost productivity, criminal justice activities, and other, such as counselling.

3 out of 4 sexual assaults go unreported to police.

Statistics from the Joyful Heart Foundation founded by Mariska Hargitay of Law & Order Special Victims Unit fame.

So, choosing pro-life now means not just opposing abortion, but about combining our efforts to change the mindset men have that they get to do what they want when they want with women regardless of the impact and consequences their choices manifest.

Plus, we must be compassionate for those who become pregnant due to rape or incest … would you want to carry and bear that child?

And because we all know that evil thrives when good people do nothing.

On behalf of those who can’t thank you, thank you for your concern, care, and compassion.

KAITLIN ANN TREPANIER
Specialist, Writer, Speaker, Social Entrepreneur, Founder and President
http://www.connectingthedotswiththerespectprinciple.com
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November 2, 2020

“The Emotional Intelligence Test Was So Accurate It Was Creepy”

Linked article by Rich Bellis for Fast Company on Pocket Worthy

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/this-emotional-intelligence-test-was-so-accurate-it-was-creepy?utm_source=pocket-newtab

In a world dominated by narcissism … in other words, the it’s-all-about-me mindset … and a sociopathic mindset … in other words, I-am-concerned-with-me-not-you-mindset … it is easy to understand why “Emotional Intelligence” is underdeveloped or impaired in many people in our world today.

I say many because if we look at the impact highlighted by the actual statistics based on crimes … child neglect, child sexual abuse, sexual assaults, domestic violence, human trafficking, racial, religion, and because-you-are-different attacks, plus blue and white collar crime (statistics revealing the ones that we know of, not the many we don’t), we find the proven evidence for low Emotional Intelligence that is an indicator of sociopathic narcissism and therefore of low “Respect Levels.”

As someone with an very unusual personality type who suffered greatly at the hands of people with low EI and in turn, sometimes gave back some of which I received, I personally know what having a low EI feels and looks like. Wanting to break negative patterns in me to generate different results, has meant, like it does with all change, looking at myself and then searching for the knowledge I needed to become aware of so I could see, not where I was bad or deficient, but where I was ignorant of what I needed to know to become, by my behaviour as well as my thoughts, the person I knew I initially was … very caring and concerned for others as well as for myself.

With a “Respect Level” finally above the 50% mark, I am grateful for the significant changes that has restored much of my true character before the world did a number on it. And I have to admit, I still have work to do to ramp up my EI to a level I will be satisfied with, which for me as an Intuitspecifically means reigning in my “Impulse Control.” So, the personal works goes on as does the professional work of helping others on their journeys by sharing what others and I have learned from our journeys.

Best wishes,

KAITLIN ANN TREPANIER
Specialist, Writer, Speaker, Social Entrepreneur, Founder and President
http://www.connectingthedotswiththerespectprinciple.com
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September 16, 2020

“The Dangerous Downside of Perfection”

The linked article is filled with all the data you need to reconsider how you live or are influencing others to live. There are personal stories too, including mine shared below the link. Happy reading!

Linked article by Amanda Ruggeri for BBC Future on PocketWorthy

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-dangerous-downsides-of-perfectionism?utm_source=pocket-newtab

My Personal Experience with Perfectionism

Because of my unusual personality type, I did not “fit in” unless I was doing everything “perfect” or above average, but the cost was high, especially in the long run. When I finally raised my “Respect Level” high enough, valuing myself equally to others, I quit obsessing with perfect and started focusing on discovering who I was under the perfect image that was killing me with its unreasonable, unrealistic, and painful consequences.

Though my physical and mental health has since improved, a cost was also paid for with the loss of many relationships, but then again, the relationships I had were more based on my meeting other people’s needs and wants, so it really is no surprise that many relationships ended. Now, starting over at the bottom of the life and success scale, with hardly any material possessions or worldly success, the relationships I now develop are based on who I am as a person, rather than what I have accomplished or how perfectly I perform or meet someone’s wants and needs, because I have witnessed first hand what relationships based on performance result in … emptiness, sadness, and an unhealthy striving to be something that I am not … perfect.

Freed from the need to be perfect, I can now just be a unique human … me … exploring my and our world, changing my mind, trying new things, and encouraging myself when I make a mistake or fail ,so I don’t give up on what’s important to me because I don’t get it right the first, second, or twentieth time. It’s a welcome, long-awaited state of being I highly recommend for the bliss imperfection provides.

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Connecting The Dots With The Respect Principle

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July 20, 2020