Quickie post: “Breakthrough”

Hello, Frameshifters! Long time, no talk. Just a quickie post, as I haven't posted in so long, and I had a fascinating experience. I left my 9-to-5 job, I'm full-time working for myself, and my time has been FULL of adventures: creating an updated logo, developing my website, going to networking meetings, having 1-on-1s with… Continue reading Quickie post: “Breakthrough”

Symphony (Teamwork and collaboration)

Well, hello there. Fancy seeing you here. Day 4! Day late again, but fuck it. Symphony Let’s make it happen! I had an amazing interaction with my team from my “9-to-5” yesterday. Technically, I’m on PTO (paid time off), but the school year is quickly approaching and our individual time-off plans overlapped such that we… Continue reading Symphony (Teamwork and collaboration)

“None of this is real.”

I was text chatting with a friend of mine who recently went through a bad break-up. She said she was trying not to be angry. I asked her, “Why not be angry?” and she said, “None of this is real. It’s all an illusion.” Now, this produced an interesting response in me, converse to a… Continue reading “None of this is real.”

Do What You Can’t Do

Write songs you can’t sing. Choreograph dances you can’t dance. Celebrate both your limits and what you have to offer. So often, people treat their limits like the end of the road. “I’m not good enough. I’m not smart enough. People don’t like me.” Thank you, Stuart Smalley. So often, people use their limits as… Continue reading Do What You Can’t Do

Am I Setting Goals Correctly?

I had a fascinating experience over the last two weeks. After speaking with my coach, I set a goal of writing every day for the two weeks between our calls. We agreed I would give it a shot and then we’d debrief. I’ll give you two guesses how much I wrote over the last two… Continue reading Am I Setting Goals Correctly?

“Good Enough” Responsibility

What is “good enough” responsibility? Last week, I was relaying a story about a discussion with my students around decision-making and responsibility. I asked them to define “responsibility.” I jotted down some of their thoughts: in charge of some action or choice taking ownership taking control of own actions reflecting on and/or understanding your self… Continue reading “Good Enough” Responsibility

Are You the Subject or the Object? (The difference is spirit.)

On this momentous International Women’s Day, with protests happening all over the world surrounding reproductive rights, the wage gap, and systemic misogyny, I wanted to post about something I have been thinking about off-and-on for a while now. There is a continuing debate that sounds incredibly grammatical, but is in fact credibly philosophical, and is… Continue reading Are You the Subject or the Object? (The difference is spirit.)