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"
Well, if you’ve been reading this blog for a bit – you know what I’m going to say (Right Kahu Dan!). What you obsess about tells me so much about your identity. If you think about something so much to the point that you obsess about it – that’s your identity. It’s crazy that it […]Read more "What You Obsess About"
I heard a talk from Dr. Jane McGonigal about gaming and game mechanics. She is a game researcher and studies this stuff, but she said a line that stood out to me – games helps to make a better you. Seeing as I study identity, I was interested in that. Games and gaming have the […]Read more "Games and a Better You"
You can tell alot about a person by the Quality of the Questions they ask. We ask questions of people and try to figure out who they are by their answers. That’s how most people do it. Judge by the answers. Here’s the thing with answers. They can be tailor made for you. I can […]Read more "The Quality of the Question"
re·tal·i·ate/riˈtalēˌāt/ Verb: Make an attack or assault in return for a similar attack. Repay (an injury or insult) in kind. When you think about identity, you end up thinking about what it is or who it is that you are trying to become. What you do and what you think – you become. It is […]Read more "What You Become When You Retaliate"
I was thinking through boundaries today. I have read books on them. I have heard people talk about them. Most of the time, I hear about it in the context of boundaries in a vacuum – meaning – setting up boundaries ahead of time and far away from this magical line of this is too […]Read more "Setting up Boundaries"
…….is always so difficult. Unless of course you’ve thought about who you are. If you know yourself, it’s not that difficult to talk about yourself. If you know how perfect you really aren’t, it’s definitely much easier to talk about yourself – because you know who you are. It’s difficult to talk about yourself because […]Read more "Talking About Yourself"