The past is for utilizing

Did anybody ever accuse you of "living in the past"? I ask because maybe you also have the gift okay, sometimes curse, of expansive recall and I was curious as to whether it's caused you to be the target of that demeaning 4 word allegation due to what I have come to acknowledge as a … Continue reading The past is for utilizing

Finding your answers

Weight loss is some tricky shit. Well, it seems like it's some tricky shit anyway. Truthfully, it's not the actual weight loss itself that's tricky, because that's a pretty cut and dry matter, but if you tell that to somebody who is in the midst of a weight loss struggle don't expect them to agree. … Continue reading Finding your answers

Your beast- your beat

"So don't you try to tame the lionJust to ride on the horizonCan somebody let the beast out, babyYeah, we all hide our desireAnd then we feel the beat like fireWill somebody let the beast out, baby" The Lion The Beast The Beat -written by Grace Potter The first time I heard The Lion The … Continue reading Your beast- your beat

Connecting with your beast

As a lover of spiritual symbolism, it's no surprise that the movie Avatar is one of my favorites. Perhaps that's also because the movie is described as an "action adventure journey of self discovery" which happens to be an attitude about our lives in general that I aspire to encourage. And while we're expected to exist day-to-day in "reality" … Continue reading Connecting with your beast

Keep It To Yourself

Keeping my mouth shut was is not a habit that came to me naturally, but the practice of doing so has served me immeasurably when it comes to learning boundaries, and in doing so, self-love. Shutting up is an empowering ability in that it allows you to keep part of yourself for yourself, which is only an … Continue reading Keep It To Yourself

NICE is a four letter word

I won't go into the specifics of the particular situation, but I remember clearly the moment a few years back when a description of my being "nice" was carelessly tossed into whatever the conversation was that a group of us was having and for the first time I identified it for the condescending insult that, … Continue reading NICE is a four letter word