I’m as serious as Suicide I am running for mayor of Cleveland Ohio. I know everyone thinks that’s crazy, but I just need a goal and a due date for and I can accomplish anything. I do think I’ll be a good mayor, I’ve been through some shit and have spent a lot of time […]Read More People take me seriously when I joke but think it’s a joke when im serious but
So I wanted to get a little introduction at some of the content I will be rolling out and what you guys can start to expect from me. If you havent gotten this by now, just know, everything is always subject to change. If there is a piece of content you really like that seemingly […]Read More Rolling Out Content
What’s next? A question I’m sure everyone and myself are asking. Right now honestly I can’t say for sure because I’m sure it will change I’m just going for it at this point. My mission for Shed Your Light: Create a website and community of people that are accepting, looking to learn, grow and show […]Read More What’s next?
How did I get here “And now back to How did I get here, the only show that makes you ask your self “How did I get here?!)” Well I guess I should start with where is here, here is a hotel in Denver that is way out of my price range (thanks Hotwire) getting […]Read More HOW DID I GET HERE
Preface: I feel like a preface here is important because this is a topic that gets people real on edge. I am in no means particularly educated on political matters, I could not tell you who the mayor of Columbus is; nor do I understand the intricacies of policy that either president brings to the […]Read More Why I Won’t Vote
As I have discussed in my earlier blogs mental health is hard to talk about. You fear judgement, you feel desperate and isolation becomes an overbearing weight. Sadly we fear that “no one will ever understand”. While I think it is important to make mental health more understandable to those who do not suffer from […]Read More How Making Mental Health More Relatable Has Hurt the Cause
Mental health is not a joking subject. It is just not. We lost almost 50,000 Americans alone in 2018 to suicide. My Dad was one of those. I still cannot believe it sometimes, if you knew my Dad you would understand what I mean. Sure he could have “been killed by Big Pharma” or “the […]Read More Why I Joke About Mental Health
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but raised in Ohio. I kind of like to think of myself as similar to the airplane; because when people ask me where I’m from I never know where to answer. Well fast forward twenty years and I’ve been able to live in DC, Cleveland, Columbus, Germany, New Jersey(I don’t […]Read More Johnny Appleseed
For me the idea that there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is similar to the saying that it’s not the destination, but the journey which matters. The journey to that pot of gold is what really matters! Today my mom challenged me, she said find your fun, wherever that […]Read More What’s your pot of gold?
How to deal with life changing grief or drastic life events with the idea that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. “Only the present moment contains life” “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can […]Read More Is it ever going to be okay again?