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Who I am and Why I’m Here

Hello! Happy New Year! One of my objectives in 2016 is to improve my blog by posting more often, posting more interesting content and reaching more people. I also want… Read more Who I am and Why I’m Here

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The What’s Underneath Project – Melanie Gaydos

I recently came across something cool: The What’s Underneath Project. The idea is to get people to talk about their sense of style and how they present themselves as they are slowly removing pieces of clothing (down to their undies). It’s not a sexy striptease, but a removal of layers and defenses. I think the idea is to show that “style” goes deeper than the clothes you wear. I obsessively watched nearly all these videos yesterday and found a lot of them to be really interesting because people had some… Read more The What’s Underneath Project – Melanie Gaydos

Speak the Truth, Even if Your Voice Shakes

The following TED talk resonates with me in so many ways; some of which I will explain below. In the video, Ash Beckham talks about the difficulty of coming out of the closet.  When you hear ‘coming out’,  you may think it only applies to gay people, but there are many kinds of closets and many kinds of ‘coming out’ moments. As she says, all a closet is is a hard conversation. When you keep the truth about yourself a secret, you are essentially holding a grenade. Writing my story here is… Read more Speak the Truth, Even if Your Voice Shakes

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