Hearing myselfIn the voices of others,Their storiesRunning parallel to my ownTheir strugglesBringing tears to my eyes,Their victoriesLifting my spirit too.I was clearly always meantTo walk with thesePrecious othersBecause thoughOur paths are ultimately unique,The cadence of their strideIs strikingly similar to mineTheir companyIs just what I neededAnd we seem to be goingIn the same direction.To commune […]Read more "Community is"
Individual fingers are really useful forPointingPulling triggersAnd yes, of course, scrolling.But a lone finger can’t pack a punch.There are benefitsTo being professionally separateTo creating a nicheAnd serving it well.But what about the ecosystem?The environment you are evolving inThe greater circle you inhabitThat includes peopleYou don’t likeAnd your so-called competition.There is a timeFor pointing fingersFor going […]Read more "Fists and Fingers"
It starts off like a niggleIn the back of your throat;A common slightAn unsurprising snubA minor bruise to the ego.No biggie.But when you stay outsideFor long enoughIn the cold winds of gossipAnd cynicismAnd low expectations of lifeIt will not be surprisingIf that scratch in your throatDevelops into somethingPersistent and uglyAnd infectious.We are not often braveNot […]Read more "Victimhood is Infectious"
Learn how to tie shoelacesExperience a warm hugDisagree about what to watch Get fitOvercome addictionBe a well rounded professionalCreate a family.Silence the dark voices in our headsThat sound like our own.Its not that we can’t findA video tutorial on YouTube,Or a self improvement programOr new technologyTo help us do such thingsWithout another actual person involved,But […]Read more "A list of things we can’t do alone"
The Internet is a Verb More than just a collection of websites, It is a digital manifestation of who we are, Our greatest contributions And our darkest depravity. To be online is to dance with others Appreciating the moves of another And making moves of our own too, Using it as a tool for our […]Read more "The Internet is a Verb"
The privilege of being a chiropractor Is to exist in the world as one with Great power in my members: Hands sensitive enough to find and address patterns Of dysfunction in the bodies of our patients And a mind attuned to perceive and navigate The maze of bodily function. We are agents of change in […]Read more "Hands and wits"
It starts with a heightened awarenessOf your flaws.Your differenceHow no one seems to share your point of viewHow being transparent seems to not work in your favor,And so you turn inwards for answers,Introspecting,Manufacturing within yourself thingsYou think others would prefer to see about you,And then choose put that on display.And at first you put on […]Read more "Performing arts"
Nor the new Black Panther.The role of Serena Williams is already takenAs is Lionel MessiEven Jon Snow (from that terribly overrated show) is not available.There is a spot still open, though,That’s perfect for you.One that you could embodyIn a breathtaking way-And that’s the role of being yourself.Thriving in your own skinBringing value to people that […]Read more "You’re not going to be the next James Bond"
What is it about progressThat takes us away from ‘the community’Only to come back laterAnd ‘give back’ to it?Some come back out of guilt,Others from a sense of dutyBut have you ever wondered why they had toLeave in the first place?What if the community itself was enough?What if the primary place we wanted to sow […]Read more "On ‘giving back to the community’"