Posts in Law of Attraction
What I'm Reading: The Four Agreements

The first time I read “The Four Agreements” was a few years ago. I don’t remember exactly when I picked it up or why but given the general time frame, I was most likely searching for some kind of wisdom or knowledge - searching for some answers. I’m discovering as of late that there are occasions which you go searching for answers and are not where you should be to receive them. Think of it like when you tell someone to meet you at a certain spot and when they don’t show up in the exact moment you expected them to, you wander off and then they show up at the designated spot and they go off looking for you and it continues. Granted, these instances are fewer now that we have cell phones but for those that recall the home phone struggle, you know. Anyway, I’m sure the reason Don Miguel Ruiz’s book didn’t resonate as much with me before as it has in a second reading and heaving highlighting. Seriously, the number of Post-Its in this thing.

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Rescheduled Opportunities

Today was supposed to be a post about the meaning behind my tattoos. Supposed to be. Wrote the post, planned it out, typed it into my schedule… but as you can see, it isn’t. And that’s okay. Sometimes plans don’t go accordingly. How many people have had to cancel and reschedule plans due to this deluge we’ve been having in the Central Valley? I could hardly see ten feet in front of me on the road this morning. That post will still be coming shortly but my good friend, Malachi, inspired me to write this one.

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What I'm Reading: The Element

I have watched Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk, “Do Schools Kill Creativity”, several times. As someone who initially started university majoring in elementary education and someone who taught English in a preschool in Korea, perhaps I was pulled in by my experiences but no matter your personal interests, we all have had experiences in schooling as a student and given that the model of education hasn’t much changed in over one hundred years in the United States and Great Britain, I think it’s safe to say there are notable similarities. It’s an industrial effort in which students are churned out to be productive members of society based on, well, production. But the Industrial Revolution has long since passed and, according to Robinson in The Element, the way we educate our children should have kept up with the times.

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Why I'm Not Moving to Los Angeles

Because I had agreed to get on board with the aforementioned television show and decided to seize the opportunities within my reach, I also decided to buy into the idea that in order to be successful in film and/or television, you have to live and work in Los Angeles. Now, I do want to be clear that not everyone who has been encouraging to me and my creative endeavors has touted this idea and those who did, I believe, were well-intentioned. However, I had heard it enough from people around me and the myriad of professionals sharing their knowledge online: “If you really want it, you have to live here.” And I do. I do want it. But...

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