Authentic

Don’t compete for compensation Study love, human equation No wealth and however smart Nothing’s like authentic art . That’s my honest advice Having done it more than once Whatever dreams you follow Still must suffer but not hollow . So think to the end, be clever Every step makes the endeavor Deviations are meant to be lessons Part of all for good reasons

Spiritual (r)evolution

I share the view that societies are running towards an abyss of humanity by blindly accelerate exploitation and destruction of human and natural resources and hindering healing processes required to unify humanity for the realization of economic and social equality, economic sustainability, and peace. But how the hell can an author of such a summary directly add in the second part of the sentence the demand for example for a … Continue reading

Should happiness really be the goal? A Buddhist perspective

The pursuit of happiness generally is considered to be the ultimate goal of a human journey, while economic wealth is expected to support that goal. However, there are many different and plausible ways of looking at quality of living. “You could be well off, without being well. You could be well, without being able to lead the life you wanted. You could have got the life you wanted, without being happy. You could … Continue reading

The cultural shaping of happiness

There exist different underlying motivations on how to pursue happiness in different cultures. As I am living in Japan as a Westerner, I was interested to study some culturally shaped concepts of happiness and also linked them to the correlation between wealth and happiness.

Unifying verse

#62 Stairways (Mathias Sager, Oil colors water mixable on canvas board, 8F 46.7x38.1x0.4 cm (18.4"x15"x0.16"))

Sharing what is ours, longing but now it’s time. When is it possible? – Story of an untold book. Climbing my lap to sit, relaxed but sparkling eyes. What makes it real? – Voice of a loving father. Beating heart on your back, worried but perfect moment. How can it endure? – Infinite unifying verse.

Recent ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ Paintings

#66 Nature fights back (Mathias Sager, Oil colour water mixable on wood panel (F12 60.6 cm x 50.0 cm)

I do paint to show my soul that I am listening. I believe the creative process is a key to physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. #66 Nature fights back (Mathias Sager, Oil colour water mixable on wood panel (F12 60.6 cm x 50.0 cm)  

Idiobullycracy

Many still believed that we live in an era in which respect, reason, honesty, and virtue are finally valued over ignorance, craving, and bullying competition. However, this wasn’t / isn’t true and that Trump could win the US presidency is confirming the definitive arrival in the age of idiobullycracy, not only in the USA.

Work the love

Love achieved another goal Service disciplined harmony Retire the settled growth Became dependencies  in time Response to present back Never the ever strength Fought the thankful animal Being human fair realm Feed the eating teacher Change the role and game Projections display plan To get the taken work

The mind-brain explanatory gap

Assessing the mind-brain debate Introduction To assess the importance of the mind-brain debate to the science of psychology, I will in this essay first try to clarify what the differing point of view between the psychological theories of dualism and monism are. I will explain the so-called ‘explanation gap’ based on which I don’t consider the further pursuit of either direction of research in its pure form as a matter … Continue reading

Happy Living, Colorful Learning, Growth Creating

The Happy Colorful Growth Way: Live as you were to die tomorrow. Learn as you would never know enough. Create that your contribution lasts forever. 

The ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ Way

Happy Colorful Growth for all: Think about it, create opportunities, and help grow the human revolution movement. I’m devoted to those who want to: Fully live the dream Rock the market of global talent Change the ‘salary man’ lifestyle groove Achieve everything, but foremost inner peace Strengthen a natural spiritual grounding Sense what’s on the other side of fear Seek fearless and honest feedback Harness the power of leadership & learning Apply … Continue reading

Yoga in Yoyogi park

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Beetles visiting nearby balcony There I’m breathing, seeking harmony Sing cicades’ and black crows’ voices Drowned out by the crowds percussions Dog runs, barbeque, photography Calm and loud with friends and family Nature culture, symbiosis to immerse in Listen paint it, Yoga in the morning

Quotes on the ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ way

Quotes on the ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ way. Happy: see it. Colorful: believe it. Growth: act on it!

Creative force

On that summer day I look at the beautiful nature. Becoming aware of the mood it generates, including the emotional dimension of the heart. That is the female part. I gain so much wisdom and creativity from learning to look at the inner female higher force of creation that is infinitely vibrant, mysterious, and good. I connect to the always birth giving female energy in order to access my own completeness … Continue reading