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what are your waiting for?

Start living now. Don’t wait until the pain of living the life you are currently living squeezes all the happy out of you. Don’t “yeah but” me.  I’m talking about the happiness you feel when you hug someone, not the ass-out, pat on the back hug…a real heart-to-heart hug, or see you child take their first … Continue reading

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why are you working at a job you hate?

If you’re already dreading going back to work after the holidays, then you need to make a serious change. Make 2015 the year to you stop working at the job you hate or dread. If not your robbing the world of your talents and yourself of happiness. It’s not just following your passion. It’s connecting … Continue reading

1 person dies by suicide every 40 seconds

1 person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. That’s over 800,000 people per year…mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters and friends. The 22×22 Project is a haiku, visual art and documentary film supporting suicide awareness and prevention. On September 14, 2003, I received a call that changed my world forever. I was living in Florida. … Continue reading

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too much of a fake good thing [video]

The first time was awesome Second. Third. It doesn’t last. Seek internal bliss and happiness. Subscribe to The Weekly Mix. Each episode includes cultural commentary, book excerpts, creative catalysts and more. Anthony Ware is a zen doughboy™, author, speaker, teacher and humanitarian. He creates and collaborates at the intersection of human behavior, science, business, culture and consciousness. … Continue reading


creating solutions with first principles [video]

“…it’s mentally easier to reason by analogy than first principles” —Elon Musk Create. Rules. Sameness. Mental Fitness. These are the words that come to mind after watching this clip with Elon Musk. Instead of thinking in terms of iterations, he explains how to create solutions from looking at the situation from the first principles perspective. … Continue reading

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22×22: unique to your plan

unique to your plan saw it in your daughter’s smile shared with all of us —from Happiness, a collection in The 22xx22 Project— 100% of profits support suicide prevention organizations and youth-led projects haiku by :: Zen Doughboy photo credit :: Matthias Ripp Anthony Ware is the Catalyst at Zen Doughboy™, author, speaker, teacher and humanitarian. His life … Continue reading

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how to survive your abyss

“There is nothing in the world, I venture to say, that would so effectively help one to survive even the worst conditions, as the knowledge that there is a meaning in one’s life.” –Viktor Frankl Anthony Ware is the Catalyst at Zen Doughboy™, author, speaker, teacher and humanitarian. His life is a spicy gumbo that combines … Continue reading

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