Transcending The Ordinary World

Articles on Creativity, Happiness, and Extraordinary Thinking

Inspirational Winnie the Pooh Quotes

“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” The this quote is often attributed to Winnie the Pooh, though the author’s name is less known: A.A. Milne. Quotes...

Inspirational Henry David Thoreau Quotes

“If the day and night be such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, is more elastic, more immortal — that is your success. All nature is your congratulation, and you have cause momentarily to bless...

Take 6 Advice: Collaborate For Creativity

If you need to find creative ideas, why go at it alone? If you’re looking to be creative you may want to add more people to your creative undertakings. Creative ideas can most easily occur when you are collaborating with others in the right environment. Studies...

About Javy W. Galindo

headshot_large_circleJavy Wong Galindo, M.A., M.Eng. is a college professor of philosophy, humanities, and psychology in Northern California. He is a popular instructor at John F. Kennedy University and De Anza College, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. This former electrical engineer and performing arts instructor is now most well-known for his engaging college courses and public talks. He is the author of The Power of Thinking Differently (2010) and Authentic Happiness in Seven Emails (2014). Learn more about Javy at