Chameleon

What’s in a name?

There is a famous line from Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet “What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…” where Juliet goes on to describe her new found love of Romeo. And yes, when we speak of things like roses and trees and the other objects in this world I … Read more

Hiding the Truth with Camouflage

I’ve been trying to write this post for a while now.  The words just are not wanting to come out in the way they normally do so stay with me, I promise this will be worth the read. For most of my life I’ve used something called “social camouflage”.  Meaning I’ve learned many ways to … Read more

How to Stop Hiding & Be Yourself – The Chameleon’s struggle to Self-Identify

You see chameleons use their blending abilities to avoid being seen.  Often we are uncomfortable or feel threatened and feel the need to protect ourselves.  But mostly this is a sign of a deeply insecure person.  Don’t get me wrong, there are strong people out there who use the chameleon skills to good effect, and I aspire to one day do that.  But those people knowingly put on a mask of chameleonhood, they don’t wear it all the time.  And they never break their core values or beliefs for the sake of being a chameleon.