Almost 800 years ago, a Sufi mystic and poet, known as Rumi, lived and penned the wisdom of his age. Check out Part I - 13 Quotes that Can Change Your Life, Part I For me, Rumi's pithy statements aren't just 'feel good' inspirations, they're ways for me to navigate my inner space and do a little clean up. While I might have instincts to buck the system and live as ... Continue Reading
13 Quotes That Could Change Your Life (Part I)
Almost 800 years ago, a Sufi mystic and poet lived and penned the wisdom of his age. In the Muslim world he's known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, but in the English speaking world he's known simply as "Rumi." As with all people whose words have had the heaviest influence on social consciousness, Rumi's wisdom crosses the lines of culture, religion and ... Continue Reading
Want To Save the World?
In fiction writing, there are essentially three main characters: the protagonist (hero), the bad guy (villain) and the damsel in distress (victim). Story and screenwriting "How To" advice will teach you how to most effectively use these three character tropes, and if you want to get REALLY deep you can learn how the Hero is sometimes a little "villain-y" and a little ... Continue Reading
Who's in Control of Your Life?
At around the third grade, when we're approximately the age of 8 or 9, we develop our true first understanding of 'responsibility'. We begin to notice that there's a direct link between our experiences and our actions. For example, we start to 'get' that our performance at school shows up in our grades, teachers treat us based upon our behavior, and our stomach ache is ... Continue Reading