How To Make Happiness Come Easily.

Answer: Be present. Recognize what you are up against. Importance. Legacy. Accumulation of power and wealth. Your character is under attack by marketers, salesman, corporations, and government….

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Fight or Flight

The brain is triggered by fear and survival- depending on the micro decisions available at that moment we make a decision to stick it out or run away. Sticking it out can be painful, it can lead…

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Head In The Clouds

I’ve been a dad for a whopping 3 years now. It’s strange to become a parent when most of your friends aren’t. You see yourself changing in a way that doesn’t totally relate to the way your…

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The Frequency.

A few years ago we made the decision to change the name of our company. It wasn’t an easy choice, the old name was part of our family and gave us a sense of identity for many years- but we…

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Ijia’s Meditation.

The greatest present I’ve ever received with the exception of my family and a few bicycles, are the lessons I grew up with from my mom. She was able to instill meditational practice in me at…

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Black Skies.

The colors in today’s sky consists of dark purples, grays, and blues. Beautiful, but from where you’re standing they all look black to you. Your perspective sees the blurred lines melt…

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In Between.

There has been a theme recently. A theme in our lives of escalating obstacles and feelings of impending doom. Obstacles out of our control. Feelings that bubble up from the depths of our stomachs…

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Continuing.

Completing something is the fun satisfying part, not much explanation needed. Beginning a project is exciting. Continuing something in the works is grueling. There is a fine line between…

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Level Up.

Life challenges increase in difficulty, and this is how it should be. We get accustomed to everything being a certain way and then like the switch on a train’s track- Smash -our momentum is…

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Pressure.

It’s a lot of pressure being born into so much opportunity. There should be no mistaking that we have absolutely no justifiable reason to complain. All of us born in countries where we are…

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Service.

Be someone’s muse. Be that person that lifts someone up. Bring success to the people you believe in. If you see how you can help, then help. Give. Learn how to critique positively. Engage…

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Endure.

Endure – to suffer patiently. It’s not just you. You aren’t the only one. Someone has it worse. Someone who looks like he has it better could actually have it worse and someone…

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Naming Blip.

Coming up with names for products and companies can be an unexpectedly tedious tasks. It can take more thought and forced inspiration than even naming your own child (you don’t have to worry…

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My Beautiful Life.

My Beautiful Life is no accident. •Design• Blueprints. Control. Measure. Craft. •Lifestyle• Meditate. Envision. Adventure. Direct. Discover. radiance/brilliance/excitement •Together•…

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10 Seconds.

I’ve been thinking about my mom a lot this week. She was absolutely amazing, and if you knew her you know that. It’s fascinating that events that mean so much to people have almost…

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Cadence.

I’m not sure if there is a term for this, maybe one of my language enthusiasts can help me out later, but there should be a way to take a word and look at all of its meanings and use them…

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Escaping The City.

Sometimes living in Los Angeles makes me paranoid. We don’t have any basic human staples here without importing or by way of aqueduct or pipeline so if/when the predictions of high ranking…

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Coveting Ideas.

For years I’ve been coveting my ideas. Like many people in the creative field I’ve thought these were sacred. I think I sign at least two NDAs a week from other people or companies…

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