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The Colonised Body

How many multiplicities and subjectivities can you encompass?

In an endless simulacrum of images and ideals which continually project and pull your body into numerous splintered directions, we become amalgamations; modern chimeras which desperately pull together the fragments of our identity and image in hopes of creating something able to navigate the fluctuating, unsustainable ideals of society. 2,171 more words


(#310) Plussing + Amplification = Authentic Quality

What can you do this week to plus a situation and amplify someone’s position?

Seasoned Improv players understand and regularly use the “Yes, And… 530 more words

Life Lessons

Boys don't cry. (They overdose.)  

Yeah, I’m going there. The whole is it okay for men to cry thing is probably the biggest can of worms in the discussion of what it is to be a man today. 2,074 more words


Authentic Struggles

Yesterday I sat in Maiya’s office exhausted and shivering under the soft massive blanket I swiped from my therapist, Jen’s office. Maiya looked me dead in the eyes and told me, “I know you have been restricting your carbs. 757 more words

Eating Disorder

Make More Time

9:27pm, and my wardrobe consists of black. I just like it. I have my 3rd or 4th cup of coffee (I don’t remember) sitting on the table in the corner in my lamp lit room. 376 more words

The Audacity of Authenticity



 a willingness to take bold risks.

Synonyms: boldness, daring, fearlessness, intrepidity, bravery, courage,courageousness, valour, valorousness, heroism, pluck, recklessness… 852 more words

Journaling with Jamie & friends

For the month of April I’ve been playing with “me time” on Fridays. Kind of a mini follow-my-heart-retreat that’s totally guilt free: no shoulds; have tos; or musts. 449 more words