Valda Boyd Ford

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This author Valda Boyd Ford has created 3 entries.

Sex is not for Sissies

Sex is something that most of us take for granted. While we are hard-wired to have sex, starting at puberty, there is much we need to know. Unfortunately, as we get older we sometimes fail to get wiser as it relates to intimacy. Part of the problem is simple ignorance – we just don’t know what we don’t know. But there are other considerations as well. Are you one of those people who is getting back into the world of

Remembering How to Live

A very good friend of mine told me that he had three days off. Being that this friend is a workaholic I was shouting with glee – for a moment, until he said he didn’t know what to do with himself during his time off. Unfortunately he is like so many people I know who are so programmed to work, work, work that they have forgotten how to play, play, play. What about you? When was the last time you

The Paralysis of Political Correctness

What makes brilliant people become concerned–to the point of paralysis–about simple common sense issues, just because they involve race, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, religion or physical ability? Today, we are afraid of workplace- or business-related incidents where a casual comment, remark or question can invoke profound misunderstandings and consequences. People have grown afraid to voice their opinions and communicate honestly. Words are chosen with care and meticulousness that often border on the absurd. Having said that, I define the paralysis of political