Author: John Kalinowski

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April 1 was the day I decided to “Cut the Cord and Run.” Two months without a television; two months of feeling more productive, engaged, fulfilled. More reading, more writing, more friends, more fun, more...

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Life is a system… “a set of connected parts forming a complex whole.” You are in and of yourself a system, part of many other systems – family, friends, business, government… every relationship you...

What if Im lazy

I recently had the most liberating epiphany… “what if I’m lazy?” At another time in my life I would have been mortified at the possibility that it might actually be true. And yet, in...

blinded by desire

I’ve been consumed by desire lately… rather, I’ve been consumed by the notion of desire and how frequently it doesn’t really mean anything. I’ve finally begun to grasp how desire is more often synonymous...

fastlane

Nature is serving up a buzz of fresh energy as it reawakens from its months-long hibernation state… and we should all take note! Winter provides the perfect opportunity to move out of the fast...

good person

Something I’ve realized as of late is that I might actually be a good person. It may seem kinda crazy that this is a recent realization, but there’s a big difference between knowing you’re...

chill out

I just wanna be productive, energized and happy all the time. Sounds achievable, right?? So, there’s this part of me that likes the idea of being on a fixed routine to insure that I’m...

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You’re a liar. I’m a liar. We all are. It’s “normal.” You hopefully already know you’re lying whenever you’re intentionally deceptive, but you might not realize that you may also be lying when you...

Einstein quote

My favorite Maya Angelou quote is, “When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.” It seems so simple right? If someone shows you that they’re kind or caring then they...