Every drawl of my huskiness, and every flex is snapped into its rightful place, not as the demonstrable evidence of man, no. It is, the connectedness of my body to the soulish devices that have been there, all the while, and hadn’t had a palette.
Self-ownership is success
Bloganuary - Day 11 - How do you define success? I wasn't sure how to answer that question before the year 2015. I did most of what people would determine should lead you to success. I tried college, and even after I stopped short on college, I still pursued diplomas and certifications, and even tried college … Continue reading Self-ownership is success
Bloganuary - Day 10 - Has a book changed your life? The Alchemist by Paolo Coello When you can’t pinpoint a specific moment in a book when it has shrunk your imagination into itself, chewed it up, then blown a larger one like gum, it’s a win. This is what The Alchemist did for me. … Continue reading The Alchemist
Bloganuary - Day 8 - How far back can you go in your family tree? This blog prompt has the potential to be a little triggering, but I’m okay, I just have a very different way to approach this. Seven years ago, almost right around today actually, I decided to let go of fear. I … Continue reading Family seed
Bloganuary - Day 6 - Why do I write? The swell of black ink rises in the nib, poised for flow at the top edge of the ink chamber. Always ready to take you over with a sickness, an expulsion of thoughts. Why do I write? I cannot not write. My DNA is already altered … Continue reading Ink Fever
Memories are like shallots
Bloganuary - Day 3 - What is the earliest memory you have? Memories are like shallots. They're whipped around each other, and each layer exposes a deeper memory hidden beneath itself. If you look too closely, they sting your eyes - because you sharply draw in a scent that stings. You'd never have remembered this … Continue reading Memories are like shallots
The narcissist cyclic web
I see...patterns, and cycles which repeat themselves, are likely to continue doing so. I made a choice not to get spun around in another loop around the track. In the last year, my confidence took a swan dive, but I found a route back. It started off mildly enough. They'll lean in as if they're … Continue reading The narcissist cyclic web
Discipline amidst the Dysphoria = Dissonance
"Walk on water", she said, and as I exorcise these demons of distortion, a phrase came to me, 'Discipline amidst the dysphoria equals Dissonance." A client sent me a free ticket to a Virtual Conference on Digital Technologies. She said she had a free ticket and she thought of me because of the newsletters that … Continue reading Discipline amidst the Dysphoria = Dissonance
Growth is embarrassing
Think of losing your front tooth at age 6 or so, and having to go to school the next day with a big gap in your smile, with the other children laughing at you. Your new and permanent tooth will replace it soon but in that moment, you either wish to stop going to school … Continue reading Growth is embarrassing
What is the HARD WORK?
The HARD WORK seems unimportant and ‘airy-fairy’ but it’s the substance that breaks you into new levels of self and shapes your character for success.