Advice: Try getting unstuck, not stuck up

Oct 23, 2012


That's the advice Sandy Parker offers up in her latest blog, "Stuck up!" She dedicates it to October as National Anti-bullying Month.

"We’ve heard it along the great halls of high school: she is sooo stuck up! Which meant sort of snobby and too good to talk to you," Parker wrote. "They closed their minds to your presence.

"Thankfully, I don’t use that phrase to describe people anymore," she continued. "I know several people who might seem that way and don’t really take time to be my BFF. But now, in my more mature outlook, I just describe them as busy, or not having a lot in common with me. Which is totally OK. I get over it and try to be over some of the traumatic imprint of school as well."

Parker suggests getting unstuck. And try to apply some sensibility to your life.

"Sometimes I can get stuck in a car or in high school-ish events that create drama without any adventure or discovery," she wrote. "Changing my perspective gets me past the drama and over the trauma of life. It can open up a world of lifelong learning without leaving the comfort of my home."

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