This is a public declaration of thanks to all the below individuals for everything they've taught me, the changes they've helped me create, and the love we've shared together. I would be remiss if I didn't take the time to mention them.
Friends Who'Ve Helped Me the Most
Ben L - We're able to help each other in a way that's rare. And because we share a lot in common, every conversation feels like a synergistic adventure. Thank you for being a true mirror and a kindred spirit.
Emir A - We share many values and it's easy to have a lot of fun with you even in the midst of working together, and I think that's special. Thank you for supporting me deeply and being generous with your time, it's something I'll never forget.
Phil B - Your understanding of human mechanics is astonishing and you've helped me remember myself. But more than that, it's always a genuine satisfaction to speak about life with you and you've become a role model.
Vi T - You always look for the best in people. You're always encouraging and that's something I've been doing more often because of you. Whenever I have good news, you're a person I want to share it with.
Suzzanee D - Your vulnerability and strength despite what you've gone through is palpable. Thank you for supporting me and being there. Your ability to articulate yourself clearly and courageously is something I value.
People Who've Worked With Me And Friends Who I Appreciate Deeply
People I've Been Inspired By Online
Thich Nhat Hanh
Many of the people on this list have taught me a tremendous amount, with some helping me change how I live on a daily basis. They are by no means perfect individuals. But I am deeply grateful for their example and wisdom.
To everyone who's ever supported, nourished, and helped me grow.