Category Archives: Motivation

Children of a Neverending Summer


The children of a neverending summer jumping off a stepladder into the ocean. As adults, life can come at us hard. Children remind us to live in the present moment. They clearly define mindfulness by the way they live. Beautiful Haleiwa, Hawaii with my friend Mike who added comments on the moment. We reminisced when we were children. We could relate on how these children felt, not wanting the moment to end, playing until the last drop of sunlight.

#children #beach #ocean #sunset #clouds #mindfulness #gratitude #haleiwa #hawaii

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Take the energy from your suffering to boost the power of your creativity.


Take the energy from your suffering to boost the power of your creativity.

#writing #thoughts #quote #quotes #mindset #positivemindset #positivity #positiveliving #mentalhealth #negativity #creativity #positiveenergy #motivation

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No Hurricane, Back in the Groove!


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Leaving Gifts For You


Death is always here.

Keep working on the future.

Leaving gifts for you.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #148, 8/18/2018 –

#haiku #haikupoem #haikupoetry #poem #poetry #art #creativewriting #writing

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Running Outdoors


No pill can pack all the health benefits of exercise. It’s good for our mind and body. My favorite is running outdoors. I’ve enjoyed running since my days playing soccer.

#exercise #running #run #outdoors #health #mind #body #waikele #hawaii #mindfulness

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Stranger, I Want You.


Your smile, your look.

The way you dance to the beats.

Stranger, I want you.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #140, 7/4/2018 –

#poem #poems #poetry #haiku #haikupoem #haikupoetry #writing #creativewriting

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This is how to work around the clock at Starbucks!!!


To keep working around the clock at Starbucks, this is how we do it. Rotisserie chicken, salad, and inside the Starbucks cup is instant Miso soup made by Amano from my friend who I met at Starbucks. Someday, I’m going to write a “thank you letter” to the founder of Starbucks! Have a Happy 4th of July!!!

#work #hustle #grind #productivity #entrepreneurship #business #starbucks #waikele #hawaii

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