Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I like to think of myself as laid back but in all honesty I
probably have too many strong opinions on things for that to be
true. I find okcupid to be a little soul sucking. I'm very much a
luddite, and I consider myself social —but I'm anti social media
and I don't do smart phones well. I prefer real interaction. I'm an
INFJ, and I find it surprising how much the description fits
I grew up in a small town in the hills of the Oregon coast range. I
had space to roam. I had freedom to pursue whatever struck my
interest knowing I would have the full support of my parents. I
chose not to take the typical path of school, college, job. I
started My first real job at age 12 And have been working ever
since. At this point I'm in my second career.
My brain and my heart are the two things that define me most. The
way my brain works has dictated what choices I have made and lead
me to follow the non traditional trajectory of my life. My heart
has guided me for better or worse through those decisions. I seek
continuity between my heart and mind. It's a daily practice.
I'm a very verbal person, when discussing something complex I have
a tendency to think out loud.
I probably dance in my room by myself more than most people.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'v always felt this is a loaded question, especially when asked by
your parent's old friends! Or by someone you might want to
I work in the healing arts doing therapeutic bodywork. I facilitate
others to move towards wellness through a whole body structural
Im starting a qigong practice and I love it.
I'm an active person who needs to move or I will go crazy.
Everything that I love has to do with movement.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
observing, I can listen with my hands as well my ears. I'm highly
sensitive to others. I'm good at being me. I spent 12 years being a
professional cook— so I'm pretty damn good at it.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My sister and I agree this is a dumb question. The truth is people
just notice me!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I grew up being read out loud to on a regular basis, this instilled
a great love of books and reading. As a younger person I enjoyed
Watership Down, The red wall series, and the His Dark Materials
Trilogy. As an older person I have been blown away by books such as
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson Mccullers, Mating by Norman
Rush. Hermann Hesse is also on the list among others I can't think
of right now. I dig non fiction too such as Joan Didion, Wendell
Berry and Berry Lopez. I very much enjoy reading the Sunday times
in the morning over breakfast.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My health, my family, my friends, good food, good drink, good
music, soundness of—mind—movement—heart. The woods. The
I suppose that is more than six, but I don't concern myself with
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I think about what form my next meal is going to take. "Do I grab
tacos from the truck down the street, or do I cook something out of
I often think, I want more, give me more. How do I become better?
Am I up to the task of making that happen? Will I hold myself
Lately I find my self thinking about massage and bodywork, I think
about becoming a more nuanced and sensitive practitioner.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I dont't admit private things to people I don't know.
You should message me if
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