Tag: #trustingthetingles

Labels

We all like our labels. The negative labels that give us pause, but we love the good ones: For me, it’s: I’m confident/smart/attractive/kind/gregarious/zen/astute. When the labels align with who we believe we are, they make us comfortable and safe. What happens when someone labels us based on things we can’t control and misalign with who we actually are; say race/gender/beliefs?…

My Name Matters

My Name Matters

I recently started working at a local restaurant as a barista/bartender and the idea of it excited me to no end!!! In my second fictional book, one of the main characters is a bartender and PI, private investigator. While only on the receiving end of a bar, I hadn’t had the experience of hosting a bar, so when this opportunity…