Monday, January 13, 2014

10,000 Tweets

Here’s to a new week. It can be anything you want it to, but you must be present in the moment, ready to succeed. Be optimistic – cheerful, and don’t allow anyone to bring you down.

Consider the following: Be yourself at all times and do the things you love, things that bring you the most satisfaction and happiness. Be confident, and never allow insecurities to challenge your perception because we all have greatness in us, waiting to be revealed and shared, but only with those individuals with a spirit equal to our own. Be with people that respect the total you. Don't allow others to define who you are. You have the capacity for change, and love and all things joyful. Thrive!

In honor of my 10,000th tweet, reposts from my communication endeavors.  Cheers! – paerki


Twitter

I’ve reached 10,000 tweets on Twitter. That sounds outrageous! However, I do appreciate this communication tool and have met some wonderful people.

I think the problem with the world today is not that we aren’t expressing ourselves enough, but that we are communicating the wrong way, making poor social networking choices. In other words, reactionary, caustic people shouldn’t be using Twitter, Instagram or Facebook because they lack the ability to 'mentally' edit. Those who think things through have a better chance of using social networking with more responsibility. The latter is not a judgment, but a guideline to living your best life. Stalking your friends through social networking sites speaks to an unhealthy mind in need of psychotherapy.  This is a deal breaker for me, as a few of my friends have learned.

This collage represents a few of those earlier tweets. It’s nice to look back. Fun… Laughter… Memories. Good stuff! Thank you, friends!



Communication

There is no excuse for not being part of the dialogue. With faster computers, cell phones, Facebook, and blogs, we have this amazing opportunity before us to be heard in a much bigger, broader and better way than ever before. However, this communication superpower comes with a warning. We must be responsible with our thoughts, diligent about researching our sources and, ready and able to defend our actions. There is no room for plagiarism, and your schizophrenic moments must be reconciled before publishing (unless you truly have schizophrenia). Offensive meltdowns have their time and place. Incoherent alcoholic chattering is unnecessary and will only lead to further destruction of your life. Those who are into he said, she said moments of discontent might want to rethink their strategy. Those who are forward thinkers, who are appreciative of the underdog and who offer lessons to learn by, with positive messages between the lines and witty underlying subtext, will always win in the blogosphere because many people love a happy moment, a bittersweet ending and an opportunity to ponder endless possibilities.

Always remember there can be a backlash to your communication endeavors, especially when applying for a job. Don’t be surprised if the person interviewing you brings up something you posted on a website, a response you made on a blog or an article you posted on Facebook. With that said, we must always try our best to formulate our thoughts with concise communication as to not look, sound or appear stupid, and especially not to appear like a foolish frivolous thinker.

I’m not about popularity. I’m more about quick easy dialogue. My entries are in different formats: diary, commentary, teachable moments, confrontational from a news worthy perspective, silly and whimsical from fun outings with friends and sensitive moments too. I make no apologizes for what I write. There are times when my opinions change, which I think is great. I enjoy seeing the evolution of my thoughts within my writing. I am always willing to concede at any given moment.

One of those fun earlier Twitpic photos. It made me laugh then, and it still does today.







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