Memoirs, Wisdom

She Found Me and Accepted Me Broken

You've ever convinced yourself that you looked disgusting and unacceptable to the world? Have you ever compared yourself to others so much that you just gave up in trying because you didn't want to compete with the onslaught of "better" people out there? For a while I gave up posting anything on social media, talking… Continue reading She Found Me and Accepted Me Broken

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Memoirs

Once at the Club

Everyone loves a nice dance right? Whether it be tango, jazz, hip-hop, or the what the kids call, "stanky leg".  I can't believe that somehow someone made that name up for that dance move. You stick your leg out and shake it as if it stinks? And by moving in this motion, you're trying to air out your leg?

Books, Wisdom

Hacking People

Have you ever wanted to HACK the personality and brain of other people? Vannessa Van Edwards did that for us in her book CAPTIVATE.  As much as I LOVE the Myers Briggs personality tests, after reading the book "Captivate", I have a torn heart. Vannessa (I'm sure she doesn't mind me calling her by her first name) was able to narrow down five distinct personality traits that allow for a better way to hack the personalities of every individual we come across in our day to day life.

Books, Wisdom

“The Stoic Mask”

"The Stoic Mask" The Mask of Masculinity by Lewis Howes Howes explores the idea of how men put up psychological "walls" from other people in order to seem strong, capable, and competent. Growing up in a world where being "cool" was a huge deal in middle and high school, I have found that in the… Continue reading “The Stoic Mask”

Wisdom

Improv (that Acting Thing Everyone Thinks is Weird) Changed My Life

No one wants to speak to a robot, so embrace your weirdness and allow yourself to make mistakes. Eventually, you'll just get better, but you have to allow yourself the opportunity to just say something rather than hold back and risk an "imperfect" conversation.

Memoirs

#GAPNAPS

I LOVE napping. Who doesn't want a nice nap? I mean, if there was one thing I would require everyone to do in the afternoon, it would be to rest and recharge for the rest of the day, mid-afternoon, after a nice hearty lunch. Mexico...they knows what's up! But no, America has to be constantly… Continue reading #GAPNAPS