Why am I talking about my inner child? I feel like a big kid and trying to figure out why. Why haven’t I grown up? I feel emotionally mature. Does that help me on the outside? This is what I’m trying to navigate. How can I monetize what I have learned over the course of my 40 years. I look like a big kid. I may act like one too. I do love kids. I think we’ve all been told to grow-up. Having fun as adults generally involves consumption. We seem to have accepted and ‘culturalized’ consumption being what we need to let our hair down and enjoy ourselves. What happened to self expression? It is almost frowned upon. We don’t feel like we are allowed to share our thoughts and feelings. We especially don’t want to listen to negative banter. Venting is one thing. But we need to make changes if we are stuck. Otherwise we need to pay a stranger to vent and bitch to. No one else deserves to deal with our shit on an ongoing basis. We need to clean it up ourselves. And not all of us have the tools to do that. So outside of getting wasted or using consumption as our escapism, what are we doing to express ourselves?Read More
I’m looking out the 11th floor of my new home across a city of mountains sleeping in a comfy bed working for a great company. So many of my dreams have come true and yet today I question, what is next? What do I want and what type of life do I want to live?Read More
One of the biggest lessons we continue to learn during this pandemic, is that isolation does not help our mental health. Isolation is one of the greatest punishments in prison. To be seen and heard as individuals is apart of our mental health development. And the best support comes from living or working in community.
Living in community, changed my life.
After battling with depression for over two decades, working from home as a bachelor was taking its toll. I needed to change my environment. I needed to change my life.Read More