The 2020 pandemic brought so many new terms, labels, and an entire philosophy called "woke" to America. When my daughter asked me if I was woke, having never heard the term, I jokingly said, "I woke up this morning...does that count?" I was later shocked at the real meaning of the term and how it was being manifested in the lives of our clients. Suddenly, therapy was being redefined by clients who sought out therapists who were of like mind, belief, and experience.
Employers struggle with new concepts defining who is a coworker and who is a co-woker. Which you are is determined by your work ethic, what you believe, and the evidence for truth that you rely upon. Recently, businesses and even candy now have to meet some perception of an alternative reality that defines the concept of inclusion. Unfortunately, the more inclusive we try to be, the