MUTILATING MY EMOTIONS

I am constantly mutilating my emotions. I pick them apart as if they are on trial for a heinous murder. Many times I sit looking at their remains and think… ok now that I know where you came from I can do better. Sometimes I will look at all the pieces staring up at me…

I GOT LOST

I got lost. One moment I was speed typing my thoughts across the page. My thoughts racing so fast I could barely keep up. I’d slap a corresponding picture up, type in a few tags and hit publish. Not once a day but several times a day. The next moment, two years later or maybe…

CRITICAL VOICES

There are people everyday with a variety of mental disorders doing very courageous things by any standard. Focus on your abilities. Strengthen them. Starve the nasty voices in your head that say you aren’t good enough and feed the voices that are cheering you on. We all have that critical voice that seems to be…

HOW TO GET BEAT UP

A few weeks ago I shared a post about a new series hitting YouTube titled How To Get Beat Up.  Each episode takes place in Winnipeg where “The Master”, a character played by Byron Hamel, goes to challenge real life martial artists.  It’s full of informative yet fun improvisational humor that is becoming a wonderful…

How to Get Beat Up Hitting YouTube

Originally posted on BYRONHAMEL.COM :
Full of deadpan gags, pranks, and good clean slapstick for a general audience, How To Get Beat Up is a television micro series mixing lifestyle and comedy. Award-winning journalist and host Byron Hamel poses as a wannabe fighting master, challenging actual martial arts masters to duels and, well… getting beat…

I FELT THE BLOSSOMS IN MY BONES

You guys, I just read an advanced copy of Nicole Lyons new book Blossom and Bone.  My mind has been swimming with inspiration all weekend.  If you don’t know who Nicole Lyons is then…. WHAT??? That honestly surprises me because I truly believe she is going to be the next big poet that our students…

FOLLOW THE BREADCRUMBS

We follow the breadcrumbs. We can plan for tomorrow all we want but the present has a way of challenging those plans.  When I started this blog several years ago I did not plan to be starting an international production company with someone from another country.  I did not plan to meet a man who…