If you’ve followed my works over the years, you might know that I haven’t ever video broadcasted myself while speaking. For years, I didn’t have more than a single photo of myself online.
I have a list of reasons for that, but one of the big ones is that I didn’t want anyone to be drawn to my work (or shy away from it) due to physical attraction or non-attraction.
Because the reality is that our brains make instant judgments of people based on how they look. Then our limbic system fires and says, “Mmm yes, more of that face” OR “Nope, no more of that face.” Either way, faces can be distracting, especially because I encourage people to close their eyes to take in what I’m teaching more deeply.
I had other reasons that have to do with privacy, avoiding online stalkers, maintaining healthy boundaries and staying…
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