Sunday 13 October, 2019

2018 Resolution: Weight comments are not greetings

Thumper, the rabbit, was a character on Disney's Bambi movie.

Thumper, the rabbit, was a character on Disney's Bambi movie.

‘Wait…yuh lost weight?!’

‘You get skinny enuff, ting!’

Stop it!

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Do not take these unsolicited comments into 2018 and furthermore, stop using them in place of ‘Hi’, ‘Hello’, ‘Hey’ and ‘Long time no see’.

Some Bajans will argue, ‘But that’s we culture. We does do that!’ Well once upon a time we did what slaves did and we got over and past that.

Leave bad habits in 2017.

Walk into 2018 with positivity. Make comments to uplift, encourage, inspire and motivate.

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And when you can’t find something positive to say, follow the Thumper rule – ‘Say nothing at all if you have nothing nice to say!’

See and don’t see.

2017 was to be the Year of Productivity; now make 2018 the Year of Mind of your own business!

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