RESILIENCE -MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

Sep 18, 2020 |Sandra Pierce
It took a traumatic event to teach me one of life’s most important lessons which has helped me cope with every distressing experience that has come my way since. This includes the unprecedented reality we find ourselves living in today. That lesson was...
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MEMO TO SELF

Jul 27, 2020 |Sandra Pierce
MEMO TO SELF What’s been publicized around the world during this epidemic is so many of us thought we’d use this “down-time” to be productive. Recently, a friend described herself as “Queen of the Sloths”. Another shared how much she was ‘putting herself...
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WHY I CHANGED MY MIND ABOUT WEARING A MASK

May 27, 2020 |Sandra Pierce
"TO MASK OR NOT TO MASK" That is the question facing the person on the street since the beginning of Covid-19. And, frankly, the inconsistency in advice has led to a lot of confusion about the effectiveness of face masks. In the beginning, I was definitely...
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A Time For Reflection

Apr 23, 2020 |Sandra Pierce
"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's this day to day living that wears you out" Anton Chekhov 1860-1904 The coronavirus lockdown has tossed us into a new landscape of profound uncertainty. For me, it’s been accompanied by a myriad of emotions, along with...
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IF I WAS A MAN

Mar 02, 2020 |Sandra Pierce
♫♫ I’m so sick of running As fast as I can Wondering if I’d get there quicker If I was a man.♫♫ ………. Taylor Swift Taylor Swift has the unique ability to capture the zeitgeist of the times. Having just released the video for “If I Were A Man” from her...
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STOP THAT SIGHIN' BE HAPPY AGAIN

Feb 12, 2020 |Sandra Pierce
“The world is falling apart around us and I’m dying inside” Moira Rose , Schitt’s Creek In a world that appears as if it’s falling apart, with the apocalyptic horizon of climate change, the unrest of a chaotic political landscape and a, maybe soon to...
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The Final Gift

Dec 12, 2019 |Sandra Pierce
The Final Gift “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin December 8th marked one year since my father died. People warned this first anniversary is by far the hardest one...
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IT’S ABOUT TIME----- #allmalepanels

Nov 27, 2019 |Sandra Pierce
IT'S ABOUT TIME ---#allmalepanels Did you hear about the panel that was put together for a discussion about the role of women in global security, “Security Solutions, Women’s Contributions”… that had no women on the stage!!?!?! Sounds like the beginning...
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DON'T FORGET ME

Oct 18, 2019 |Sandra Pierce
DON'T FORGET ME Back in October, this photo of Nancy Pelosi wagging her finger at President Trump immediately went viral and was greeted by a strong emotional response, equally positive and negative. I must confess, I have been known to wag a finger from...
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STEP OUT OF LINE, LADIES! STEP OUT OF LINE!

Sep 25, 2019 |Sandra Pierce
"STEP OUT OF LINE, LADIES! STEP OUT OF LINE!" ........ Alex Borstein MY NEW MOTTO I have a confession. I adore award shows. the Oscars, the Golden Globes, Peoples’ Choice Awards, the Emmys, the American Music Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The...
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