Author Archives: theboywiththecarebeartattoo

About theboywiththecarebeartattoo

30 something. Love 90s music. Read leadership books. Read comic books. Love tai chi. Love chai tea. I just have a lot of thoughts and feelings.

Chillin like a Villain

A pregnant woman got on the bus. I did not give her my seat. What happens next will absolutely shock you! Sidebar: Aren’t you sick of viral articles that begin like this? Anyway… I’m a conscientious transit rider and I … Continue reading

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Dear Person who wants to speak to the manager.

Dear person who wants to speak to the manager: I get it. At somepoint in your life, you were lead to believe that if you yell at someone loud enough, make thinly veiled threats, and cause a scene in public, … Continue reading

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I have one thing to say…

There are three song lyrics that I have always held close to my heart: 1) All you need is love. 2) You can’t always get what you want. 3) I don’t want no scrub. And I’d like to formally add … Continue reading

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Can’t fight the moonlight.

I’m getting to be of a certain age so these days, the cool thing to say is, “I would much prefer to lounge around the house on a Saturday night, while eating noodles and watching netflix”. And yes, that is … Continue reading

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Treat Yo’ Self?

I’ve been doing a lot of meditation and soul-searching because I’m trying to figure out how committed I am to squeezing back into a pair of size 31 jeans. Right now, I exercise regularly, I vary my workouts, I dance, … Continue reading

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Namaste, bitch.

**DISCLAIMER: The following blog is about yoga instructors that I have personally encountered, and does not depict all existing yoga instructors in the world. You can’t judge an entire group of people based on the actions and words of a … Continue reading

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N-Word

I used to have a best friend in elementary school and for the sake of protecting the innocent, let’s call her Cammy (hey girl!). She was a beautiful Nigerian goddess with a brilliant smile, she could run faster than all … Continue reading

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13th Floor/Growing Old

I’m getting to be of a certain age and in all honesty, I like getting older. I cannot wait until I’m really old for 2 reasons: 1) I can say whatever is on my mind without fear and people can’t … Continue reading

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Keep on… till the world ends

Since my workdays are generally comprised of sitting in an office and waiting to die, my mind, on occassion, has a tendency to wander.  Last week one of my co-workers asked:  “If you knew that the world was going to … Continue reading

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Dear misery: No one wants your company. Love, everyone.

On more than one occasion, someone has told me that they’re sick and tired of my positivity.  And on more than one occasion, I’ve smiled and politely ignored it because I’ve been raised to believe that you should respond to … Continue reading

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