Ah, yasss! I've finally done a thing I didn't think I ever could - buying land... in Hawai'i at that! A year after meeting my partner, I started to think about land ownership frequently. Something didn't feel good about paying monthly rent and getting nothing long term for it. I was too cheap and too … Continue reading Can You Really Own Land?
What happens when some part of you dies, giving rise to a new you, but your body is still here? How does one grief the old and be open to the new?
The mind 🧠 protects the heart 💚 at all the costs. Read below or listen. To all my people out there who think a lot, our mind is doing its job... but in overtime. The mind deserves peace, too, or it's gonna get tired. The mind wants to be focused on our expansion rather than … Continue reading The Mind Protects The Heart At All Costs
One of the things vegans don’t tell you is making a lot of your own food often goes very wrong until it starts going right. This isn't quite a bad thing - it's a realization I had no true food self knowledge. Vegetarianism is not as challenging because, in my experience, adding cheese, butter, and/or … Continue reading Plant Based Chef
Did you know aloha means hello, goodbye, as well as love, compassion, peace, and much more?! It is truly a beautiful word encompassing the spirit of Hawai'i, which means the breath (ha) and water (wai) of life from god. I didn't get far into Kona, a.k.a the Big Island, before I knew this island was … Continue reading Big Island, Aloha!
We live backwards - Trails of regrets Following us ominously. Let's live forwards - Trails of possibilities Ahead of us auspiciously. Why do I worry? Most of the time, a great 90-98%, my worries don't come true. Even the times they do, I get through it anyway. I'm not receiving some reward for the most … Continue reading Living Forward
Ever shared a big secret? A secret you felt would tarnish the self created image you've curated? I've been sharing my self altering secrets over the course of almost 2 years with my partner. There aren't many, but they were real enough I felt embarrassed to keep them hidden. Like almost all of us, we … Continue reading Your Secrets’ Keeper
I'm out of words to say. No. What I mean is I feel everything needing to be said has already been given life through the sound of feeling and thought. Does that mean I stay quiet? Sometimes I'm too frustrated to sing the chorus again. Everyone knows the chorus. The bridge. The opening line sometimes … Continue reading Resonance
I'm a few hours away from my 28th bornday anniversary. In my early 20s, a knowing began its birth in my gut. I started feeling my 27th year of life would be a turning point, a penultimate one with a final other when I become 30. The latter hasn't become clear yet, but I know … Continue reading Born Day Anniversary
The first time I really took notice of the words "open faced" was in relation to a sandwich back when I worked in a restaurant in 2016. Something about the words still makes my imagination and palette salivate at all the ingredients I'd want in a sandwich so in my face, not hidden like agendas … Continue reading Intro to Writebrained