Have a big task or dream that seems impossible? Just remember this simple take on an old zen saying – “Mountains are merely mountains.” This is an interpretation from a longer Zen saying: “Before I had studied Zen for thirty years, I saw mountains as mountains, and waters as waters. When I arrived at a … Read moreGoal Setting The Zen Way – “Mountains Are Merely Mountains”
A book that I have been wanting to read for sometime was “Anything You Want” by Derek Sivers. I highly recommend reading this book if you are an entrepreneur or looking to start a business. I wish I read it years ago. It would have saved me lots of money, time and headaches. It’s a … Read moreAnything You Want
In a recent podcast I was asked a bit about how I started my mornings. I mentioned that I meditate every morning for a few minutes to start my day calm and set my goals or intentions. In the interview I didn’t get to fully explain, and I’ve had a few people ask me about … Read moreHow to Meditate
In life we usually find ourselves ‘trapped’ in things we feel are out of our control. A job you hate. A bad relationship. A failing business. A failing partnership. Not having enough money. Poor health. Etc, etc. This trapped feeling, brings a desire for freedom. We feel like we don’t have a choice. But what … Read moreFreedom, is a State of Mind
In spending the last year REALLY digging into building a startup, I have learned that it is very much like painting a masterpiece. I said in another post “Art is everything, and everything is art“, and this still holds true to me in many ways. I’ve painted since I was 5 years old, and the … Read moreWhy building a business or startup, is like painting a masterpiece.
It’s a bold claim, I know. How could art be everything and everything be art? Being an artist my entire life I am a bit biased, but looking out into the world, focusing on the present, you start to notice things. You notice how artistic everything in life is. From natural geometric patterns of a … Read moreArt is everything, everything is art.