TOTD: Why I’ll never say the N-word ๐Ÿ™Š

My thoughts on race, empathy, and self-restraint.

In this Thought of the Day, I discuss:

  • My perspective on not saying the n-word
  • What the deeper meaning is for having self-restraint
  • How an old boss of mine had no empathy for others

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment ๐Ÿ™‚

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TOTD: How to have good conversations ๐Ÿ—ฃ

What makes a good conversation.

In this Thought of the Day, I discuss:

  • Why I like talking about religion and politics while many people donโ€™t
  • How to approach touchy topics in a discussion
  • Why truly listening and empathizing is scary and dangerous for us

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment ๐Ÿ™‚

10 Tips to Surviving a Dance Class

How to survive a dance class for beginners.

I’ve been teaching dance as an instructor for many years now. I’ve taught hip hop, freestyle popping, and more recently K-POP. Many of my current students are beginners, or haven’t been dancing for very long. Many times, people I know who are interested in learning how to dance will ask me about taking class and some tips I have for them.

I wish I had a guide when I first started taking dance classes and one I could pass on to my new students. Therefore, I decided to create one.

Here’s my list of top 10 things to note if you plan on taking your first dance class.

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TOTD: Not saying what you believe is a form of manipulation ๐Ÿ™Š

Why you shouldn’t filter your thoughts or beliefs.

In this Thought of the Day, I discuss:

  • Being afraid of saying the wrong things to others
  • The dangers of filtering your words and beliefs
  • Can you be honest but not rude?
  • A quote from Dr. Seuss
  • How this relates to the movie Detective Pikachu

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment ๐Ÿ™‚

TOTD: Surround yourself with people you donโ€™t agree with ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Why it is good to be in the same room with people who don’t see things the way you do.

In this video I discuss:

  • Homogenous ways of thinking
  • The negative side to when people disagree with you
  • What good leaders and organizations do

As usual, please let me know your thoughts in the comments, suggestions for future videos, or even if you disagree! I read and respond to every comment ๐Ÿ™‚

TOTD: Donโ€™t be the champion, be the beginner ๐Ÿฅ‰

Sometimes thinking like a student will lead to more success than thinking like a winner.

My thoughts on:

  • My sisterโ€™s approach to her goals
  • Why we donโ€™t achieve the big goals we set for ourselves
  • Why the small wins are so important

TOTD: Why youโ€™re always the leader even when youโ€™re not โœ‹๐Ÿผ

No matter what role you are, why you’re still a leader.

In this video, I discuss:

  • Collegiate dance teams
  • Being the victim vs. taking responsibility
  • Why you’re always the leader, regardless of your role in an organization

As usual, let me know what you think or if you have any suggestions for “Thought of the Day” topics. I respond to every comment ๐Ÿ™‚

TOTD: Why I donโ€™t use a shopping cart ๐Ÿ›’

Why leaving the shopping cart behind can be the way to go.

In this video, I discuss:

  • Why I disregard shopping carts
  • Efficiency during grocery shopping
  • Why inconvenience is the way to go

As usual, let me know what you think or if you have any suggestions for “Thought of the Day” topics. I respond to every comment ๐Ÿ™‚