[Important Note: In all that I write, I do my best to never use “you” or say “you”, because, I don’t want to come across as if I’m talking to “you”. Unless, you actually means you and that’s on you, of course. In this post, I tried not to use “you”, but the message loses … Continue reading You’re Not Special
I come from a rough neighborhood; that’s no secret. Where I grew up, people were gruff, rough, and tough. In fact, here’s a typical greeting; and seriously, no bullshit, verbatim: “Joe! How the hell are you, you f**king fat bastard? Life treating you good or what?” Yep, pretty typical. Crazy right? But, you know this … Continue reading The Case for Care in the Face of Sympathy
Right around this time every year, I’m riveted, mesmerized, and lost for about three hours in front of my television. No … not that show. Not that one either. This show is an eclectic mix of genres, backgrounds, and styles, mixing together like a well-blended cocktail of only the best unrelated ingredients served in a … Continue reading A Joyful Explosion of Humanity
Can we save the planet? No. It’s a damn planet! If the sun eventually wants to engulf the earth, there’s nothing we can do about it. It was here before us and it will be here after us. So, when we talk about saving the planet, we’re really talking about saving ourselves. It’s about optimizing … Continue reading World Peace?
One night, in Yoga Teacher Training, our instructor took us through meditation. Nothing unusual, but this time, we were to go back and meet our childhood selves as we are right now. I never thought of doing this before and I thought, “Oh, this will be a fun experiment.” Maybe, I’d give him a high-five … Continue reading That Time I Met My Childhood Self