While I don’t agree that what you like matters more than what you are like, I believe that our experiences and exposure shapes us. Here’s what shapes me.


  • The Five Principles of Circling, via Circling Europe:
    • Commitment to connection
    • Owning your experience
    • Staying at the level of sensation
    • Trusting experience
    • Being with the other in their world
  • The 10 Principles of Burning Man:
    • Radical inclusion
    • Gifting
    • Decommodification (somewhat less relevant in daily life for me)
    • Radical self-reliance
    • Radical self-expression
    • Civic responsibility
    • Leave No Trace
    • Participation
    • Immediacy
    • Communal effort
  • Yoga
  • Tarot



  • Avatar, the Last Airbender
  • Gilmore Girls
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • The West Wing
  • Sailor Moon
  • The Flash (TV Series)