Month: December 2014

My Own Hypocrisy

This will be short and sweet.  I am often intolerant of intolerant people.  I often judge judgmental people. And this is why the world is in the mess it’s in. Today I will make the effort to listen for that hypocrisy in my own thinking and question it….

Going Crazy

Oh my Gosh…does it feel like the world is just going crazy?  What’s happening?  At some point we have just got to sit back, take a look and say what’s this all about? I don’t think it’s really all that complicated. The way I…

The Overview Effect

This morning in one of our Red Boot Meetings, we were discussing The first Step…”We Matter.”  One of our attendees brought up something many of us had never heard of:  The overview effect. The Overview Effect is a cognitive shift in awareness reported by…

It’s Really Not That Complicated

Many of you who find yourselves HERE…as in at http://www.mollybarker.com got here because of your connection to or interest in Girls on the Run. I started that organization nearly 19 years ago! WOW. To many of the girls in our program, 1996 was back…

I’m Back!

In 1996 I started an organization called Girls on the Run. The program was originally designed to address the Girl Box…an imaginary place many girls go around middle school. The messages of the girl box vary, but the overarching theme comes from a cultural…