I had the opportunity to be a guest on the Way Family Podcast. It comes out June 20, 2016 and you can find it here. We talked about #identityformation and the impact that #socialmedia can have on identity. We also briefly talked about extended adolescence and the way that #millenials are being formed because of […]Read more "The Way Family Podcast"
The work of identity formation – creating and shaping identity can be so emotional. When you are working on who you are – it’s hard emotional work. We tend to wrap our identities around something – our work, our kids, our looks, our car – something. Whenever you put your identity out there – you […]Read more "Identity and Emotions"
An identity projection – good thing.
A projection on an identity – not a good thing.
I heard a speaker this week say that there is a difference between “how we speak and how we think we speak.” It’s such a novel insight, but how we are and how we think we are can be different, and I think it’s a function of a projected identity. There is who you are […]Read more "What You Think"
Lady Gaga said that “I still sometimes feel like a loser kid in high school,” a tearful Gaga says in behind-the-scenes footage filmed for her upcoming HBO special. Here’s the NY Post article. She was definitely overwhelmed and it was right before she was going to play one of the largest venues she’d played. It […]Read more "Lady Gaga and an Identity Insight"
I am working out some concepts about identity, and what better place to do that than on my blog. We all have our true identity – the truest version of your Self. We also all have roles and identities that we project. Depending on the setting and the medium, you will play out some version […]Read more "A Tighter Identity"
It’s an interesting concept. I think in past posts, I would have referred to it as Identity Projection, but I really like the nuance of the word performance. A performance is not natural. Here are a few definitions: per·for·mance (pr-fôrmns) n. 1. The act of performing or the state of being performed. 2. The act or […]Read more "Identity Performance"