"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
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
If you're a reader who wants to get to the meat of the matter without wading through the added words it may require for me to dissect my abstract observations and mystical mind wanderings in order to arrive at my conclusion, I'm going to answer that question. After all, I have spent the last 30 … Continue reading Does Drunk=Wasted?
I used to have this picture in my head of someone with a drinking "problem" as falling down in an alley. And they were dirty; perhaps with torn and disheveled clothing. And most likely it was raining. Yes, it was absolutely wet and dark. And as I said, there was that alley. Therefore, during eleventh … Continue reading Too much
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
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