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 gain presence. But more than that, it's always a genuine satisfaction to speak about life with you and you've become a father figure.
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 to speak to me when I've needed you. Your intelligence and ability to articulate yourself clearly and courageously is something I love.
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.