Daily Archives: March 14, 2019

Enjoy your music and use it to lift your spirit and motivate you for your passion projects !!!


I love #music !!! I listen to it everyday. It inspires me in my #creativewriting , lifts my soul when I’m feeling down, and celebrates with me when I achieve my #goals !!!

#electronicdancemusic is a favorite of mine because of the upbeat sound, which helps me tremendously in staying #positive in life! Hence, my past participation in producing #edm #concerts !!!

I listen to #classical and #instrumental music for deep thinking #work for #business and #law.

#reggae and #hawaiianmusic is for when I want to chill.

I love #80smusic because it reminds me of my good times when I was a kid and teen.

I enjoy #lovesongs because I love #writing and #reading #stories with #romance in it. I also love watching #romanticmovies . Heck, we all want to be romantically in love right?!!!

When I’m being criticized in public because of my past career in #politics , I listen to #hiphop and #rock ! I listen to these genres for fun too!

There are many more types of music I listen to that helps my soul. I love it!!!

Enjoy your music and use it to lift your #spirit and #motivate you for your #passion #projects !!!

I’m pictured here wearing my wireless #bose #headphones from my friend Ryan Sanada.

My daily practice: listen to music!

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I Dream of you. Do you too?


Love lost and love gained.

I dream of you. Do you too?

Love this kind of pain.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem No. 218, 3/14/19 –

#haiku #haikus #haikupoem #haikupoems #haikupoetry #poem #poems #poetry #poet #poets #writing #writings #creativewriting #quote #quotes #lovequote #lovequotes #writer #writers #author #authors #love #romance #heartache #heartbreak #brokenheart #pain #emotionalpain #romantic #lovestory #lovestories #story #stories #dream #nonfiction #fiction #novel #novels #book #books #motivation #iloveyou

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Want to be productive? Grow your hair long and/or closely watch children grow up.


Here’s two strategies I use for my productivity: (1) Grow your hair long and cut it when you finish some of your goals; and/or (2) Have your sibling or siblings or an immediate family member have children because you will watch very closely how fast they grow up, which will make you work harder to get things done.

We can grow our hair long anytime. I’ve been doing it since I was a teenager, even when I was a politician and government attorney. As for our loved ones having children, well, this is a bit more tricky. Have fun with this strategy!

Here are pictures of my 10-month old niece and I with our long bangs on October 20, 2018 in San Mateo, California.

Crush all your goals my friends!!!

#productivity #strategy #growyourhair #longhair #bangs #children #family #time #tracktime #hustle #grind #work #career #business #entrepreneurship #entrepreneur #attorney #law #job #mindfulness #mindful #gratitude #grateful #thankful #happy #happiness #vision #goals #dreams #execute

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