Over the weekend, I finally went to see the box office hit, Wonder Woman. Being a feminist, I really wanted to like this movie but alas I left the theater with a queasy stomach and it wasn’t because of the popcorn. Listed below are some of the issues that I had with the movie. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen Wonder Woman yet some of my comments give away some of the story line. Continue reading
- Disappointing people
- Of what others might think
- That you are not worthy
- Being out of your comfort zone
- Physical threats
According to Wikipedia, Empowerment refers to measures designed to increase the degree of autonomy and self-determination in people and in communities in order to enable them to represent their interests in a responsible and self-determined way, acting on their own authority.
In simpler terms, empowerment means recognizing the inherent power that you, as an individual, have over the direction and circumstances of your life. An entire industry has exploded around the concept of empowerment. Continue reading