I’m on a mission. That’s right – I want to stamp out mediocrity, boredom, comfort zones and all other destroyers of awesomeness. It’s shocking how many people in western society are unhappy even though they have so much material wealth. Having stuff is certainly nice – don’t get me wrong, I love my beautiful home – but I don’t look to it to create my happiness. It’s only there to enhance beauty in my life and to be one of my creative outlets.More
Recently I gathered together with some of my dear friends and we boldly expressed ourselves through the medium of Sushi. Now I can’t say that the rolls were exactly round (or square), or that the fish was cut properly. I do think a couple of the hand rolls sagged, and I am personally responsible for some oddly cut carrot slices.
However, it was wonderful to dine on a plateful of wonky rolls and strange little sushi squares! It reminded me that we can do anything and it doesn’t have to be perfect. We just have to take action even if we are feeling nervous or uncertain. For example, creating a successful business is not unlike making Sushi. If we wait around for things to be exactly right we’ll never start anything – especially those of us who crave perfection!More
I’m normally a very calm person (although admittingly a tad impatient). And after all my years of spiritual training I’m rarely angry and I absolutely abhor feeling victimized no matter what occurs in my life.
But there’s one thing that still makes me sick to my stomach – and that’s when people live their lives devoid of meaning, passion, and amazement. How dare we squander our gifts and live in mediocrity not becoming the best that we can be?More