Here's what's cookin in the kitchen, so to speak
Born and raised in Austin, Texas. Now living in a mountain town in México. I'm fascinated by the relationship between people and our minds.
It may help you to understand more about me to know that I sometimes rely too heavily on my logic. Some people say I’m like Spock and as a kid I was a total math whiz.
Staying attentive means looking at our thoughts, our surroundings and observing them from beyond a place of only logic.
This is that reptilian brain part that signals responses in us without us seeing the origin of that response.
Everything is a relationship. We are having a relationship with our mind, our thoughts, our body, last nights dinner and what we think about our bodies reaction to our dinner.
Sometimes we pull up pictures from our past and mistake this for thinking. I get nostalgic with memories, but it’s so crucial to think with them not thru them.
People have mistaken control for order. It’s challenging to get it all clear without a defined set of rules. As a lesson, think about what keeps an ecosystem thriving.
Truly an elusive experience. We can think the same thought for hundreds of years or change our minds in a second.
Some say not to pay attention to the package, but why? The inside reflects the outside and the outside reflects the inside.
Pythagorum had this theorum and see it is not so much about balance in the sense of equality, but adjusting the appropriate weights with a bit of finesse.
Evolution of anything requires repeated action and of course follow through.
The flowering of our minds is a result of thinking. Self evolution propels the evolution of a species.
If someone shows up because they think it is the morally just thing to do they are missing the point. People talk about walking the talk but do we do it?
People not only worship our own identity but also our beliefs, and the two are very much intertwined. This idolization can create a huge mess.
They say it is inevitable but sometimes we cling so damn hard to something that we don’t ever ignite change.
Einstein once said something about linking imagination and intelligence.
Nearly everything can be broken down into forumlae and numbers. Yet does 1+1 really equal 2?
Research says we are more able to adapt new ways of living if fun is involved. The death of fun signifies the death of progress.
I have a close friend who always asks “what color is it” in regard to an emotion that arises. Give it a try. When I was a baby the color red made me jump with excitement.
When impersonating my parents I give them hearty southern accents even though they are both from the east coast. The sound of a voice fleshes out the character of a person.
To be attentive to the most intimate specifics and realizing this is the only way to truly grasp the whole. The big picture only exists because of all the little stuff.
The meaning of the word love has become completely obscured but maybe what best approximates it is the feeling of empathy.
Be weary of people who beg you to trust them and also never fully trust yourself because when you do you take away the opportunity to think with fresh eyes and stay alert.
One of the least developed skills of humans if we are preparing our next thought and action then chances are we are not listening.
To understand our confusion we can see the beginning of the problem, the end and what lies in between.
Processing requires assimilation. Rest cannot be contrived or forced, but comes from a genuine ease of downtime.
Smelling people out isn’t reserved only for dogs. Humans say a persons vibe smells and this is literal even though we now think it’s figurative.
We think of dying nearly every day whether it is our pride, our fears, our beliefs or the actual end of breath. Listenin for the fat lady.
People can stay busy their whole lives and never produce much. Actually creating can happen in a second and we don’t have to stay busy to produce.
Eating and nourishing our bodies is a constant process, something we as humans tend to over analyze. The food as thought for our brains is just as important.
How things work and what creates an outcome based on the relationship of parts. Dissecting and exploring the parts of the whole.
There is surely some kind of motivational quote about how we must fail to succeed but beyond that inspiration failing is a part of life, period.
Thinking about thinking is a potent pastime but let’s be clear not to get stuck in the abstraction and theorizing and instead actual go out and live life.
Stasis is a tempting permanent space for me personally, a place where you can neither fail nor succeed to fail. Movement is the required antidote.
Some people build things to destroy them while others destroy to build. The process is a natural ebb and flow of geomorphology and mental-morphology.
We try and get out into nature to remind ourselves of what is real, and we forget that we are part of nature. Meanwhile I write this from a computer.
Belief has become one of the most clogging interferences in our brains, crowding out the possibility to think with a fresh expansive perspective.
One of those catch phrase words that we think belong only to the elite artists. Creativity comes to play in everything from cleaning to conversation.
Preemptively deciding our next move, they say plans are made to be broken. Yet plans help to solidify future potentials whether or not they materialize.
The new age says not to judge, but this is a dangerous way to operate. Discerning and determining one thing from another is crucial to grounded thought.
Ultimately it comes down to our choices, we can mill over our thoughts and ideas but how we act on them determines our character and perpetual outcome.
Hit me up if you'd like to work together on a project or have some tight news for me. I'll get back to you soonish.