Resolve Unfinished Business

Sage ReddyHappiness, Health, Love, Wealth32 Comments

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 resolve it. If you haven’t … Read More

Changing Frowns Into Smiles

William VeasleyHappiness, Health, Love, Wealth31 Comments

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 on the “left” side of … Read More

Do It Now Or Else

Sage ReddyHappiness, Wealth40 Comments

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 simplicity in your kitchen has … Read More

Keep It Simple Stupid

Sage ReddyHappiness, Health, Wealth59 Comments

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 you a lot about life? … Read More

The Power Of Habit

Sage ReddyHappiness, Health, Love, Wealth61 Comments

“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 only to experience deep frustration. … Read More

How To Strike Out On Your Own

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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 she wasn’t there only a … Read More

Problem Solving Steps

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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 kitchen, only to find that … Read More

Rich Coconut, Poor Coconut

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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 visit my folks in Hyderabad, … Read More

What The Heck Is Law Of Attraction?

Sage ReddyHappiness, Health, Love, Wealth37 Comments

“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 year at an open mic. … Read More

Trust But Verify

Sage ReddyHappiness, Health, Wealth22 Comments

“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 you have the money.” I, … Read More