THE VALUE OF A LIFE

I felt for so long I was worthless. That nobody would love someone “like me”. When I say “like me” I mean someone with low self-confidence, emotional instability, overweight, and constantly comparing myself to others. But once I got all the emotionally challenging parts of my life behind me I started to realize I actually…

ADDICTIVE SMILES

It’s magic the way you smile at me They way it dances across your face And mindlessly flirts with my eyes The way it grabs my attention And doesn’t need to demand it But simply holds it in its grasp Just by merely existing, by being real God knows I love how it makes 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…

NICER WITH YOU

To those who smile When times are tough And those who laugh Through a flood of tears To those who give When they have so little To those who hurt And still choose love I just want say… WOW I know it isn’t easy Because man Life is so damn hard But you make it…

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…