Cover photo of Leon Perera by Marc Nair
What does it mean to speak in the positive? Some people would have us believe that it's as simple as telling yourself that you're beautiful. Positive thinking, positive talk, positive life. Whether or not you buy into all that, we would concede that speaking positively is one way of ensuring that we keep putting one foot in front of the other. Keep moving, keep doing, keep hoping.
And what more for a politician who sits on the "wrong" side of Parliament?
For this episode of Mackerel Moments, we had a chat with Non-Constituency MP and member of the Workers' Party, Leon Perera, about speaking in the positive. From the fear of speaking up to being realistic to environmental consciousness, Perera gives us a little bit of his perspective on these issues.
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