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This first Kanji represents the number 1 and it represents one object or the first of something. It is pronounced ichi.   The next word is gatsu, which means month.  This is another kanji that is used quite a bit (every time a date is written). Together 一月 means January.  Now since I have a birthday […]

Bento Box Art

When you send your loved ones off to work and school what is the message their lunch is saying? The bento box is a lunch with a message of love.  It is an art form that has been around since the fifth century and has evolved over the generations, to now being a very common […]

Exercise in the Calm

This week I started a new exercise class and I learned some new techniques from Analii Cunningham of Movement Therapies, a part of Life Alliance, LLC. For my entire life I have exercised utilizing the momentum created in my body.  This momentum is usually created from a jerky and clunky movement and it is one […]

Artistic Genius With Paint

Riusuke Fukahori 深堀隆介  This the most incredible artistic expression!  What is truly incredible is how well Riusuke-san understands the anatomy of the fish he paints.  Translating a two dimensional medium into a three dimensional, realistic interpretation.   The flawless details bring incredible life-like movement and flow to the fish. This could very well look like […]


How in tune are you with your thoughts? Change your mind and you change your body, but know that you will not change if you only focus on the outcome and expect the income to change. When is the last time you challenged a thought you had?  By not challenging our thought processes we allow actions and manifestations to […]


Enso (円相) is a Japanese word meaning “circle” and a concept strongly associated with Zen, this symbol is also called “The Zen Circle”.  Enso is one of the most common subjects of Japanese calligraphy even though it is a symbol and not a character.  It is drawn in a single stroke by a human hand. […]