Do you have a bike stored inside, that you haven't been riding? If you live in Belize, you might feel discouraged to ride because of:
Alejandro, of Santa Elena, can repurpose your bike with a custom-welded stand to hold it stationery, as you ride inside. Cost is BZ$95.00. Contact him directly at 636-6706.
The question "How are you?" is PROFOUND.
But it has been watered-down to a synonym for "Hello."
Forced or fake auto-responses of obligated okay-ness are expected.
(And if you are going through something tragic, it really doesn't matter! Every social encounter OPENS with this well-established Ritual of Insincerity.)
The question "How are you?" prompts an answer that begins with "I AM _____________."
This means many times each day, you are invited to SPEAK THE MOST POWERFUL STATEMENT that can be spoken of yourself.
And the socially-expected thing to do, is be QUICK + SLICK with your answer.
For a change... TAKE YOUR TIME, and tell your truth. ✍🏾