CouchSurfing 101: Getting On Your Feet

CouchSurfing 101: Getting On Your Feet

Your partner is tired of you riding the wave of goodness in their heart and has let you know that things just “aren’t working out”. You’ve been jobless for over a year and can’t seem to get it together besides making it to the corner deli for cigarettes and a pack of those 25 cent sponge cakes. You; make your way to your friend’s house with a six pack of their favorite lager (make sure you like it too, as you might drink most of them) in hopes said friend will let you…continue reading →
Are YOU Educated Enough?

Are YOU Educated Enough?

Regardless of what the “obvious” answers might be, I always like to ask people, for example, what their ethnicity is. Same thing goes for education. I’ve worked with people who are extremely intelligent and later found out that they have not completed High School. At the same time, I’ve worked with people who have PhD’s when I would never have guessed.. I cut my college education short to go play in a band who was set to tour throughout Europe and I thought to myself, “ I am never going to have another…continue reading →
Dancing With Myself: Addressing Your Relationships

Dancing With Myself: Addressing Your Relationships

Growing up in Newark, NJ, which was known for its riots a few years earlier, I was overprotected as a child. My parents wanted me to come straight home after school and I wasn’t allowed to have anyone over the house if they weren’t home. In order to avoid any consequences if I didn’t follow their wishes, I stuck to the rules. Now that I am able to reflect on that time, I believe it laid the foundation of my challenges in communication as well as connection with others. I spent the first…continue reading →
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