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Rosa Park

DIRECTOR of DEVELOPMENT, Pink Shirt Day Panama


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Embrace sadness.

In a world where sadness is not present, happiness will not exist. Why? Because sadness serves as a comparison to happiness and gives the word 'happiness' a meaning. Therefore, I believe that sadness should not be criticized as a negative feeling, but a necessary feeling in life that will give your life meaning.

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    Jun 7 2012: I look at it like this, If I didn't know how sadness felt like, I would have no clue how happiness felt like. In order to be happy in life, you have to experience sadness, cause its until then that you will truly feel happy.
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      Jun 7 2012: Yes, I agree! As Brené Brown said in her talk, it is impossible to numb one side [negative] of your feelings without numbing the other [positive side]. Without sadness, you won't feel happiness and without happiness, you won't feel sadness. They are used to compare one another. Therefore, sadness shouldn't be understood as a feeling that people hate, but as a necessary feeling.

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