The Wake-Up: Rock the Damn Boat

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If you’re walking on eggshells with people in your life, or allowing something to fester.

Rock the damn boat.

Spouses, parents, friends, and bosses… “Because it’s not worth it to make him/her mad.”

Rock the damn boat.

I just did some boat-rocking with a good friend recently and yeah, it was awkward, but it was also really good.

We chatted like grown-ups. No finger-pointing, no defensiveness.

Also, bottling up your feelings is just not cute anymore.

John Kalinowski
John Kalinowski is a Redding native based in New York. He’s an NYU-Certified Life Coach, Mindfulness Expert, Columnist, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Traveler, Art-Lover, and Truth-Teller. You can connect with him on FacebookTwitterGoogle+, or visit his website at
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2 Responses

  1. Avatar cheyenne says:

    Isn’t that what Trump did, Rock the Boat.  Big changes in the GOP coming.  On the Democratic side Bernie Sanders, not even a Democrat, is showing no signs of going away and he is really Rocking the Boat.

  2. Avatar Joanne Lobeski Snyder says:

    Good advice John.  I’ve learned that many people use anger as a tool to get their way because it often works.