Read The Room

Clubhouse has really brought home the meaning of this phrase. The ability to read a room is a fundamental social skill involving waiting, watching & listening. Any adult who doesn’t display this is choosing not to. People wander into rooms with clear titles, raise their hands to be called up to stage only to interrupt the conversation. A staggering majority

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𝕭𝖔𝖗𝖉𝖊𝖗𝖘

You had me at eye contactKind words & other trespassesBut you are uncomfortable in silencesIn the no-man’s land of sighs & whispersIn sensations that carry no words, feelings that floatSo you find your comfort in speed & speech Make it quick, you tell me, this ‘we’ thingDraw us a borderOr you-and-me might just stickYou’re really saying hug me like it doesn’t matter that it’s

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A Smoking Gun

Can we hate people for being who they are? It can be hard watching people remain their worst selves when you can see their highest potential. It’s difficult finding pettiness, rage, envy, weakness in those you know to be wise, strong, sensitive. Yesterday I found myself in the blast radius of more than one rageful person. Their rage was not

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