“The greatest wealth you can acquire in life is… inner happiness.”
~ Sage Reddy

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This is insight 3 from a series. The 1st insight was Keep it simple stupid; the 2nd was Do it now or else. You know what they say: the past is long gone, the future will never be here and the only thing eternal is the present. But guess what? The past ain’t gone until you […]


Changing Frowns Into Smiles

by William Veasley

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Believe it or not, but it will take less muscles to smile then it will take to frown, at least this is what I was told. It is crazy, but it is difficult to find people with a beautiful smile because for whatever reason, most people do not like to smile. Some people wake up […]


Do It Now Or Else

by Sage Reddy

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What follows is the 2nd insight from a series called ‘kitchen sink wisdom.’ Part 1 was Keep it Simple Stupid. in which we learned to dramatically simplify our lives—starting with the kitchen sink. You stopped using your trusty dishwasher, put away 80% of the dishes you own, and now have a lean and mean kitchen. This […]


Keep It Simple Stupid

by Sage Reddy

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Do you look forward to doing dishes? I didn’t think so. No, haven’t met anyone who’s thrilled about tackling that huge pile of dishes in their kitchen sink each night. Except me, of course. But enough about me. Let’s talk about you. Did you know that the dirty dishes in your kitchen sink can teach […]


The Power Of Habit

by Sage Reddy

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“Here, lemme show you. Put your fingers here like this… and strum with your right hand,” he says. It’s summer of 2005 and he’s Tony, my new neighbor friend in Austin, Texas. Tony is a cop. Every evening he sits outside his apartment and picks on his guitar. I try my hand on his guitar […]


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“Dad, I want a balloon?” my 6-year old, Ravi, begs. “Sure… if you can find ’em,” I respond. Fat chance you’ll find balloons here. All the vendors are stuck outside the park. Funny how kids always want what ain’t there. “There!” Ravi says, pointing to the balloon lady. Sure enough, there she is. I swear […]


Problem Solving Steps

by Sage Reddy

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Chances are you have a life. Which means you have problems. Question is, what are your problem solving steps? It’s 1pm on a weekday afternoon in Portland, Oregon. Time to throw something together for lunch. I must eat before my stomach eats me alive. I pull away from my computer, head on over to the […]


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Whack. Whack. Whack. Whack. Insert blade, pry open the top, insert straw… and you’re in coconut heaven. Fresh coconut water. There’s nothing like it! Refreshing and nourishing. It is by far the best “soft drink” in the world, not patented by any corporation and made entirely by nature. Every winter I escape dreary Portland, Oregon and […]


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“I’m poor, black and old… and no one wants me.” That, in a nutshell, is her take on life as we know it. Yes, she’s all that: poor, black and older than she was last year. She’s jobless, practically homeless and without many friends in life. She is Marla, a friend I met only last […]


Trust But Verify

by Sage Reddy

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“I want to buy your snow tires. They are perfect for me. I just don’t have the money to pay you right now. Can I pay you at the end of the month?” the buyer informs us on the phone. What do you say to that? Most normal people would say, “Sorry, call me when […]