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The Natural State of Being

The Natural State of Being

The Natural State of Being | Brian Castellani  People forget that art, beauty, reason, logic, compassion, and discernment, are all within each of us.   They aren’t products that you buy in a store or abstract things people access through a weekly visit to...
Terrorism in Orlando at Pulse Nightclub

Terrorism in Orlando at Pulse Nightclub

Terrorism in Orlando at Pulse Nightclub How many of us have been personally affected by “Anti-Gay” Speech? How many of us have known someone who has been beaten up simply because they were “perceived” as being LGBTQ? How many of us have been...
Refugees In America

Refugees In America

The Refugee Situation, A Life Changing Event Some life changing event occurs in the state of Washington and suddenly you and your family lose everything. You’re forced to walk from the port of Seattle to to Arizona as refugees. With you is your 67 year old...
Alone on Valentine’s Day 

Alone on Valentine’s Day 

  Alone on Valentine’s Day Happy Valentine’s Day to all the single parents and children who struggle growing up feeling like there is something intrinsically flawed within themselves. You are not alone, even if you are alone. We are living in a time...
Choosing to Surrender

Choosing to Surrender

  I am not special. The situation is not negative or positive.   I just made a decision to give it a name. This has not changed from yesterday, last week or even last year.  I’ve been here since my death and second chance at life, December 4th, 1993. I can...
Navigating Self Identity C

Navigating Self Identity C

  Are we really who we think we are? I had come to the most intense feeling of failure I have ever experienced in my life. Until that point, I had never experienced anything dark.  I could not sleep, I could not eat, and I had lost interest in everything. It...
Navigating Self Identity B 

Navigating Self Identity B 

We are forced to accept certain situations in life whether we want to or not. Usually they are situations that are beyond our control. Sometimes they stem from our own inability to see the truth of a particular situation, but there isn’t always blame to be...
Self Identity 

Self Identity 

Your Self Identity is only comprised of the choices you make in your own life.  Uneven, broken and imperfect. Maybe I was wrong.  I must have made a wrong decision somewhere.  Maybe I just never took the time to see it.  Some people struggle with their issues their...
SUPPORT HRO 2016-002 

SUPPORT HRO 2016-002 

They didn’t ask “hey, are you straight or gay?”  before they decided to commit a hate crime. SUPPORT HRO 2016-002 It’s easy to forget that a minority has been fighting for EVERYONE’S right to feel safe in our city. I was in San...
Poached Animals

Poached Animals

The extent of illegal wildlife activity ranks among the top five largest transnational crimes in the world today. It threatens species, community and global security.   Narwhal – often referred to as ‘Unicorn’ Whales, have been...
The Last Hermit | Brian Castellani

The Last Hermit | Brian Castellani

The Last Hermit | Brian Castellani Tim O’brien paints a captivating painting about the importance solitude, experiencing your own path and understanding your own relationship to nature.  Being a hermit is something that every person goes through. It...
Faigy Mayer, When Shame Kills

Faigy Mayer, When Shame Kills

This is the suicide note of the Ex-Hasidic woman, Faigy Mayer, who committed suicide Sunday, July 19th, 2015.  This situation embodies everything that is wrong with our world. It is not a particular religion, it the ideology – the guilt and the shame. It is not...
Because

Because

Because I am Brian Castellani. There’s not a compartmentalized version of myself that you meet when you meet me.  You meet the real me. I have been dead before. I have a head injury.  I re-taught myself how to walk and talk.  I looked in the mirror and spent...
Navajo Nation Will Be The First To Tax Junk Food

Navajo Nation Will Be The First To Tax Junk Food

  Some hope the move will help reduce the tribe’s skyrocketing rates of diabetes and heart disease. Navajo Nation Will Be The First To Tax Junk Food Next month, after three years of legislative tug-of-war, the Navajo Nation will become the first place in...
The Most Dangerous Woman in America

The Most Dangerous Woman in America

Kshama Sawant, the socialist on the Seattle City Council, is up for re-election, and the Establishment is determined to defeat her and the ideas she champions before they spread. — 2015/03/15 Source: www.truthdig.com “We cannot have illusions,” Sawant said. “We...
.yoga

.yoga

.Yoga allows more yoga specific web branding than was previously possible. Personalized yoga web domains (.Yoga) allow more yoga specific web branding than was previously possible. .YOGA is a way for yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, yoga studios and yoga retreats...
Punk Rock Yoga

Punk Rock Yoga

Punk Rock Yoga Manifesto: Look, Work, Accept, Transcend Kimberlee Jensen Stedl Seven years after launching Punk Rock Yoga, Kimberlee Jensen Stedl has written and self-published the manifesto–detailing the philosophy behind the movement. Book Description Punk Rock Yoga...
Yoganomics

Yoganomics

Yoganomics® As an indirect by-product of working at Yoga Journal magazine, I came up with the term Yoganomics® – with the specific hope of being able to give yoga practitioners, teachers, studios and yoga low cost price points to counterbalance the apparent...
Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Frontier Foundation Technology is changing so rapidly in the last year – In case you’re intimidated… don’t be.  People should try to do the best they can. One of the resources I use and “try” to follow religiously is the...
Bryan Castellani Joins ABC News

Bryan Castellani Joins ABC News

Bryan Castellani | ABC SVP of Production Bryan Castellani Joins ABC News as SVP of Production, Operations, Business Planning and Strategy By David Ford Jun 10, 2013 9:00am Today ABC News President Ben Sherwood announced that Bryan Castellani would be joining ABC News...