The Thriving Natty Dream Team (Part II)

Natty befunky.comMy friend Natty concludes (for now) guest-blogging this week. More about the man in my introductory post.

Things were going well in May.  The late spring in San Francisco sees plenty of sun light which always makes me feel more chipper, more productive, more optimistic.  I had just finished a fun set of performances and was heading into the summer, which meant that I would be making more money serving fried shrimp to tourists.

I had spent a couple of weeks out of the gym after a very bad groin pull and everything now seemed aligned (finances, art making, weather, health, and time) to focus on myself.  I even stopped dating a lovely gent, with his blessing, so as to keep this time all about loving myself.

I spent several hours composing the email that I shared in Part I of this blog.  And then I got to it. Read more The Thriving Natty Dream Team (Part II)

The Thriving Natty Dream Team (Part I)

nattyMy friend Natty is guest-blogging this week. More about the man in my introductory post.

The self-help industry alone is a testament to the common experience of struggling to change, but in May of this year I had a moment of clarity that motivated me to set out on a self-improvement experiment that defied the very phrase, ‘self-help’.  Filled with an energizing optimism I sent an email to 10 of my closest friends, a supportive dream team.

Read more The Thriving Natty Dream Team (Part I)

Natty is my guest blogger this week

nattyNathaniel “Natty” Justiniano is a friend I knew only briefly in Nashville, but we’ve stayed in touch for almost three years in different parts of the country. He is one of those people who has an attentive ear and a genuine concern for people – even the ones he has just met. Last year, he founded the Naked Empire Bouffon Company in San Francisco, an ensemble-based theatre company dedicated to the training, research, and performance of bouffon.

He has agreed to share some of his recent life experiences and philosophy – right up my alley. Look forward to a couple of Zepfanman.com posts this week from the Artistic Director of NEBC… starting with:
The Thriving Natty Dream Team (Part I)

9/29 UPDATE:
If part 1 grabbed you, part 2 will really get you thinking. He is a pleasure to read, and it is an honor to have him share his thoughts here.
The Thriving Natty Dream Team (Part II)