What do cliques, exclusion and popularity contests have in common?
They all really tick me off.
Of course with my kids and their friends, if I see someone whispering, talking about someone behind their backs, trying to exclude, it gets my mama bear up. I immediately address it openly and we work toward inclusion. . . and more love.
But it’s not just kids. It’s their moms. It’s their grandmothers. It’s church leaders, CEO’s, teachers, entrepreneurs, sales people and stylists.
You’d think grown women would know better, but apparently we don’t.
Brain science teaches us we are wired for connection. Commerce has proven time and time again that when we band together, we go further. Philanthropy and social good have always amplified our connecting prowess. We are better together!
So why do we divide? Why do we hide in circles to snicker and point?
Because we’re afraid.
We’re afraid of not being accepted, so we …