Mike Newton — In Presence of Tea: A Conversation on Mindfulness, Creativity, Art, Anime, and Sharing Moments That Matter (#37)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube We are here to learn and do something. And what are we here to learn and do? We are here to practice. And what are we practicing? We're practicing living.Mike Newton This is one of the most important conversations I've had on the podcast.… Continue reading Mike Newton — In Presence of Tea: A Conversation on Mindfulness, Creativity, Art, Anime, and Sharing Moments That Matter (#37)

Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday

Do what feels awkward until it feels normal. https://youtu.be/C9rlpEOMegg Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple It's the one year anniversary of my blog, so I recorded this for you. I love seeing adults do stuff that other adults think are reserved for smaller adults (kids). Don't listen to those adults. Do something wild. Do… Continue reading Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday

Everything I know: Sacred Tips for The Restless and Creative

This post is a small part of my quest to share everything I know. Enjoy. [Update: Prefer to listen to this post? Are you more of an audio gal? Got you. Here's the link.] BORED is bad. If you're bored, it's because you have boring goals. If you're bored, it's because your brain is waiting… Continue reading Everything I know: Sacred Tips for The Restless and Creative

All I’ve eaten today is leftover stuffing and three eggs (AHHHH).

https://youtu.be/mizVBlbcXoI Also on Spotify! This is how I feel all the time always: AHHHH Meditating? AHHHHm... Writing? AHHHH'm a great writer (or) AHHHH will never touch a keyboard ever again Going to sleep? AHHHH why did I say/do/click on that I will never do anything ever again Getting a haircut? AHHHH want it short, please.… Continue reading All I’ve eaten today is leftover stuffing and three eggs (AHHHH).

Stuck in life

This is you. Fig 1: You. Not very happy. You're stuck.In life.You're stuck in life.Put another way,You're stuck in a place bounded by walls built out of your limitations. Fig 2: You (stuck). You will always have these walls. You will always have limitations.You can never have "freedom." You can only get less stuck.How can… Continue reading Stuck in life

You means you!

"Man, this You guy could do anything he wants," I thought as I flipped through the pages of self-help book number 45. The message flew over my head. If a self-help author starts talking about you, they mean you -- not some other guy named You. Yes, you. "What? Me? Oh, no -- there must… Continue reading You means you!

The highest benchmark for every creator

Two friends asked me if content creators should have separate channels. One channel for business content (whatever that means). Another for personal content. If you think your personal life is more interesting than your job (content creation is a job), yes. And if that's true, then you must know that you're boring yourself and your… Continue reading The highest benchmark for every creator

Always more than this

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3eHJtWoS3px95b4ukQeiD9?si=Fce2j8buT8iMwFHjVhxI1Q Your favorite song is more than a song. It's an expression of who you are. It's why you get defensive when somebody says they'd rather put their ears to a jackhammer. And yeah, you can share the same favorite song as somebody else.. But what the song means to either of you is the… Continue reading Always more than this

The Great Vacation

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7qdVliOmcJ2EASzpUvnCZI?si=LB0m4FiXSnC3R7t8MlveqA There are two kinds of people. (Cliched, but bear with me.) People who never take a vacationPeople who never take a vacation The first kind can't take a vacation. Can't afford it, too much stuff going on right now. Understandable. But the second kind doesn't want to take a vacation. To them, taking flight… Continue reading The Great Vacation