How To Have An Innovative Life + JORD Wood Watch Giveaway

Being innovative and thinking outside of the box are not only for inventors and historical figures. It is actually important to incorporate this type of thinking in your everyday life. It is easy to slip into a monotone lifestyle with responsibilities and challenges, which leads to feeling unsatisfied or disappointed. To avoid this, I make…

Why Nostalgia Will Not Keep You Happy

In entertainment there is a strategic pattern to entice us to show up and support a project by tapping into our nostalgia. Take Disney, for example. First we had sequels for classics, like The Lion King, Aladdin, and Toy Story. Then we had spin-offs for Finding Nemo, Boy Meets World, and now, That’s So Raven.…

How To Protect An Independent Mind

I bet you think a lot. Beyond the absent-minded mental to-do list. Away from the monotony of a repetitive 9-5. Your mind is as vast as the galaxies we have yet to discover. Am I right? What a coincidence! Me too. Always thinking of patterns, solutions, and what ifs. Reading, watching, and listening for knowledge,…

Is Your Purpose Discovered or Created

Purpose. The mystery behind the meaning of our lives. The source of all the hustle, grind, and “werk.” Do you find or create your purpose? Does the difference in your perspective influence how you reach your purpose? I think it can, but both perspectives have its advantages. When you believe your purpose is something to…

What Prince and his Purple Badness Taught Us

For me, Prince passing felt like the world had lost a lot of magic. I could not bring myself to write anything about him. It takes a while for reality to sink in. With all the information, videos, and rumors that resurfaced, I want to focus on what we all can learn from Prince. He…