It was the idea that being who I am and doing what I was there to do was the only thing that would protect me from getting caught up in a wave of violence.
Over these last weeks, we’ve witnessed incredible civil rights uprisings and responses of genuine change
to dismantle systemic racism.
Theres a Buddhist saying “Understanding is deeper than knowledge. There are many people who know you, but very few who understand you.”
“What kind of music do you like?” has become a loaded question that I hesitate to answer in everyday conversations.
How do you know that you know what you think you know?
I think he thought I was joking. “Just make it a long month” does sound like the punchline to a bad joke, and my boyfriend is used to being bombarded by my bad jokes.
Habitually hyper-focus on the positive…to the extent that the yoga studio I managed regularly sold graphic tank tops with phrases such as “No Bad Vibes” across the front.