Nate Miyaki

Fitness Author - Physique Athlete

Meditate on Death to Appreciate Life in Every Breath

Trust me. Everyone should experience the power of a good bowl cut before they kick the bucket.

For existence is impermanent as the dew of the evening…All misfortune springs from not remembering to keep death always in your thoughts. – Code of the Samurai But then I come to this place of my ancestors, and I remember. Like these blossoms, we are all dying. To know life in every breath, every cup of tea, every life we take. The way of the warrior…That is Bushido. – Katsumoto, The Last Samurai.. Read More

A Short Post About Some Website Updates

Austin Powers

Simply let your career and daily activities be harmonious expressions of who you truly are. — The Warrior Within (John Little on Bruce Lee). How’s it hanging my Shallow Hal’s, Gorgeous Gals, and Fitness Pals? I just wanted to drop a short post on you to let you know we’ve made a few updates to the blog, website, or whatever else you crazy kids are calling this multimedia “make ourselves feel more important.. Read More

Rise Above: 7 Strategies to Crush Adversity – Intro & Sample Chapter

Custom Flip Flops

Guys gals, and pals, its no secret.  I’m not the greatest marketing dude.  That’s why I now work with publishing partners on my book projects, hahaha. Turns out my ol’ upload, publish, and pray to the 4-winds strategy doesn’t always work in the real world, that is if you want to have a dime to pay the rent. But to be honest, the “marketing style” I am most comfortable with is to just.. Read More

Rise Above Has Risen to #1 on Amazon: A Special Thanks To You

Amazon Short Read Best Sellers

LIVE WITH AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE… That’s the title of Chapter #3 in my new book Rise Above: 7 Strategies to Crush Adversity. Here are a few snippets from that section: We expect everything for nothing, and we wanted it yesterday. We take things for granted. We’ve lost the ability to appreciate what we have. Instead, we focus on what we do not have. If nothing is ever good enough, you will never.. Read More

A Memorial Post For Those We Miss The Most

Lantern Floating Hawaii 2014

We’ve all lost someone we loved.  It’s devastating. Cruising and perusing through Facebook, it seems like a lot of us have lost someone recently.  My heart goes out to you man.  I hope you’re hanging in there.  Having lost a few peeps myself, I know words can only do so much to comfort.  But what the hell, it’s worth a shot.  And it’s also worth trying something a little different. So Kalai and.. Read More