Category Archives: Possitivity: Work for Progress

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.” —Dinos Christianopoulos, often attributed as a Mexican Proverb

There is some conflicting attribution to this marvelous saying, but regardless, I post this in hopes of replies…WHAT DOES THIS SAY TO YOU? For me, resilience. We’ve all seen green shoots sprouting through concrete, testimonial to the clarity of purpose, … Continue reading

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When do you strategize resolutions for the new year? Do you intend for these self-improvements to begin January 1?                                12:00:01am? What is it with this calendar thing so much of humanity worships? As many do, I operate with this construct, … Continue reading

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My Whiter Shade of Privilege

Current events, Ferguson & Florida, Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin…they’re so alien in my experience. Sure, I can intellectually get a grasp on these matters, but in my core, I’ve never walked their path. I’ve never feared a cop while I’ve … Continue reading

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Something There Is that Brands a Place…

Something there is that brands a place, that defines a community, that clearly distinguishes the locale that residents call their city. There has been a commotion of late loosely surrounding the Fashion Meets Music Festival in general, and specifically aimed … Continue reading

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Uh-oh, I just identified my fear, and, my fear looks just like…

Like you, I have teachers. I met with one of my teachers yesterday and described my Pecha Kucha presentation that I’ll deliver this Thursday, August 8 at Tacocat, titled: WHAT AM I AFRAID OF? So, she started her probe, preparing … Continue reading

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Change the Narrative

LANGUAGE IS A POWERFUL DRUG. We believe what we say, what we think, and often we are believing F.E.A.R., that is, F.alse E.vidence A.ppearing R.eal. CHANGE THE NARRATIVE. Just by replacing one verb in a message to ourselves, we change … Continue reading

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Foundational Fear: Remember Your Reptile Brain?

No, you might not remember your “Reptile Brain,” but it does the remembering for us, and in matters that generate fear, it’s got us covered. It’s been said that FEAR IS THE MEMORY OF DANGER. At the level of our … Continue reading

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