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Experiencing “Sensation” in Mediation with The Living Crystal

In blog, motivation, productivity, vlog by Michael Michelini

Over the years on Mike’s Blog, we have talked about meditation, my temple experience, and diving deeper into productivity and focus with Pomodoro timers. Today, I got to experience what I am calling “sensation mediation” with a product my friend (and now business alliance in the upcoming crowdfunding campaign) John gave me in late November 2022. I only had 25 …

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Family is an Investment

In blog, family friends, vlog by Michael Michelini

Life just keeps throwing things at ya and you need to react and adjust. But one that I am set on is to be the best father and husband I can be. Some have noticed the struggle and pain I went through sticking it out in China for 2.5 years (even returning in March 2020 in the first place). Staying …

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Art Gallery Show in Dafen Artist Village, Shenzhen, China

In blog, Events, vlog by Michael Michelini

My friend and business partner in Excalibur Brothers brand, Luciano, has a lot to celebrate – he has his art pieces on display at an art gallery – alongside blue chip artists’ work! As I prepare to leave China, I wanted to make sure to support Luciano and attend this art gallery beforehand. It took place in the DaFen oil …

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Fathers Day 2022 – This is What Matters

In blog, family friends, vlog by Michael Michelini

And as a father of an 8 and 6 year old – this is what matters. The time I spend with them , support them, and encourage them to be good human beings. Maggie made a paper tie for me (in the photo) and insisted I wear it as soon as she returned home from school on Friday. Snapped a …

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Trip To HuiZhou (Hunt for Next Home)

In blog, family friends, vlog by Michael Michelini

On the hunt, again. Wendy and I want to stick in 1 place longer than a year – but covid and current events have made that close to impossible. We move down to Shenzhen from Shenyang the end of last summer (August 2021) to get our kids into school for the Fall Semester. Also I had gotten an opportunity to …

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Leather Factory Visit For The New Amazon Project

In blog, business, vlog by Michael Michelini

I took the vlog camera with me to the factory to keep myself active on the video blogs, ha! Luciano and I are working on Excalibur Brothers brand using the Blimp Method (Brand Licensing Improved) with the Global From Asia community. We have a very patient and amazing franchisee group with all the China lockdowns and delays to get these …

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Visit to 1 Factory (But Rejected in Another Due to COVID)

In blog, china business, startup, vlog by Michael Michelini

Mid-February 2022, and we are grinding along as best we can, right? Luciano and I are upgrading / re-building a product brand that started in 2003, and bringing a new product line that we are launching on Amazon. It is called Excalibur Brothers (https://www.excaliburbrothers.com) and we have gotten great support from franchisees in the community via the Blimp Method. Now …

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Christmas in Shenzhen, China, 2021

In blog, family friends, vlog by Michael Michelini

Moving past 2021 and into the new year means passing through Christmas! Here in China you never really get the Christmas feel, but with kids it is unavoidable – ha! The school and kids pep them up and I felt a bit guilty this year not getting a big Christmas tree for our apartment. Eventually though, the kids finally accepted …