Category Archives: Brilliant Stories

  • Actions Speak Louder Than Words

    Actions Speak Louder Than Words

    APERITIF: “For me, success is a state of mind. I feel like success isn’t about conquering something; it’s being happy with who you are.” – Britney Spears How you sleep says a lot about you Are you the type of person that tosses and turns all night long while ...
  • What You Need To Succeed

    What You Need To Succeed

    APERITIF: “I think a lot of times we don’t pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.” – Amy Adams College Degree Yet You Still Can’t Get a Job We live in a society that does a great job of ...
  • Your Personal Sense Of Reality

    Your Personal Sense Of Reality

    APERITIF: “When I told my doctor I couldn’t afford an operation, he offered to touch-up my X-rays.” – Henny Youngman It’s All In The Details At any given moment, we are inundated with visual and auditory stimulation that continually regulates our mood throughout ...
  • The Price We Pay For Technology

    The Price We Pay For Technology

    APERITIF: “Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.” – Daniel J. Boorstin I Spy With My Little Eye While it may seem like virtually every household has an Alexa in them, there are still some of us that turn on music, order takeout, and change the ...
  • Karma And Sleep Deprivation

    Karma And Sleep Deprivation

    APERITIF: “They do not love that do not show their love.” – William Shakespeare Learning The Hard Way Having a reputation as being vindictive and merciless is no bueno. Having a reputation as being THE biggest bitch would straight up be hell. I’m not sure exactly what ...
  • A Dog Gone Good Relationship

    A Dog Gone Good Relationship

    APERITIF: “There is just one life for each of us: our own.” – Euripides Singing The Blues With Anxiety It’s an unfortunate truth, but there are some of us who have a seriously perplexing relationship with anxiety.We allow ourselves to feel insecure about who we are, what ...
  • Bad Tattoos And Shady Behavior

    Bad Tattoos And Shady Behavior

    APERITIF: “Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today’s job with yesterday’s tools and yesterday’s concepts.” – Marshall McLuhan Shady Behavior You know what’s hard? Being poor.You know what’s harder? Being poor, an ...
  • A Life Changing Event

    A Life Changing Event

    APERITIF: “Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it.” – Marshall McLuhan Flamin’ Fortune If progress and new inventions in society have taught us anything, it’s that some of the seemingly craziest ideas ended up being brilliant and part of our daily, social ...
  • What Are You Trying To Say?

    What Are You Trying To Say?

    APERITIF: “A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.” – Marshall McLuhan That’s a No For Ke, Dawg I recognize there are a lot of great, talented musicians out there that take pride in their instrumental capabilities and the ...
  • Looking Out For Your Mental Health

    Looking Out For Your Mental Health

    APERITIF: “If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.” – Hal Borland Alive and Alone If you have one of those overbearing mothers or relatives that continually nag you about settling down and starting a family, then I’m sorry.A roundhouse kick ...