From the monthly archives:

October 2013

Why Telling Your Story is More Important Now That You’re Out of the Closet

I’ve been telling my story all across Long Beach recently. Or, rather, all across the Cal State Long Beach campus. I speak once or twice a week on panels as a part of the Long Beach PFLAG Speakers Bureau when school is in session. The panels typically consist of 3-5 panelists, and each panelist takes 5-7 minutes […]

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How to Use Your Powers For Good

A thought struck me as I scrolled through a seemingly endless sales page for someone’s services: Do long, boring, unimaginative sales pages really work for people?! My Sarcasm Gremlin began crafting a snarky tweet about it for all the world to see. But as words went from brain to keyboard to Twitter, I felt icky. […]

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Why Coming Out Matters

  Today is National Coming Out Day, and while I’ve been publicly out of the closet for over a decade, I still believe it’s important to both recognize and honor this momentous day. Not for me, but for all those who came out before me and will come out after me. Coming out gives people […]

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How To Be Healthy + Mindful In 3 Simple Steps (And Apps)

You’ve been absent minded lately. Maybe a little angry at your BFF/significant other/boss/clients this week. Oh, and you haven’t worked out in over a month. You could use a little kick-start to get you back on track, and stat. Here are 3 simple steps to keep you healthy + mindful:   Keep a Gratitude Journal […]

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Summer of Authenticity: Fully Alive! [Kylie Bellard]

Summer may be over, but the Summer of Authenticity will live on forever. Which is why I asked Kylie Bellard too contribute this bonus post. Her down-to-earth writing style is also her style of living, which is full of self-expression, self-love, and empowerment for everyone to do the same. You’re in for a real treat […]

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Believe In Yourself Today

If you do one thing today, let it be to believe in yourself. When you do this, the possibilities are endless. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” ― Henry Ford

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