Posted by my friend Greg on Anchor!
A rambling set of realizations about working from the dark places as described by the surprisingly deep plot of a video game series called Assassin’s Creed. Sometimes we break our principles to do what needs to be done.
This is absolutely a rant. This is about privilege and bigotry, language, and diplomacy vs. name calling. In this blog I explore the reasons the transgender issue in the United States is not a matter of “opinion” and why it is ok to leverage name calling (the word “bigot”) against the privileged as necessary.
The unique feature of a new audio-only social media platform (Anchor.fm – Anchor on the App Store) is that it appears to be completely troll-free (total strangers are really nice to each other). If you compare that to other platforms (Facebook, Reddit, YouTube, Twitter) that is very unusual. This post explains the intimacy of the audio-restricted communication that occurs on Anchor and proposes trying that learning out in various ways.
A quick overview of nonverbal cues, specifically when people communicate indicating their throat. What it means and how to help yourself and others.
How you make people feel is the most important aspect and the majority-share content of human communication tactics. This video explains why, and what to do with this understanding.
So you want to make people feel good, and you think the best strategy is putting yourself down by judging yourself and admitting your faults? Think again. Neurology and social psychology show why this is the absolute worst strategy. But if you want to be humble, try this instead.
Music is part of your genetic heritage — no such thing as a non-musical person. It is whole brain activity for you to use to heal trauma and other emotional patterns. Get to making music! Thanks to Sage Logan (@ReadingsBySage) and Jana Szabo (@TheEssentialYou), musicians on the free voice-social-media radio program Anchor.fm for the inspiration! Come sing, play, get inspired, laugh, and talk on Anchor! ⚓️