Hi cuz! Welcome to the party. I look forward to witnessing your full activation and seeing you blossom into the light pattern of your blueprint.

Thank you for choosing to show up to the party raw and energetically naked. I believe it's a key ingredient in building the new, sovereign world we are co-creating.

You are a bright light and a powerful essence. Keep opening. You have permission to only accept the storylines playing through your mind that empower your highest self.

I'm sending you love and light. You are beautiful beyond words. Continue trusting in the steps you're taking. Be kind to yourself and know that each moment is an opportunity to explore or create a brand new world - the world that only you can see and are being called to bring forward through the life essence of your being.

Love,

Daniel


To become a champion you have to know in your heart that everything is figureoutable.

If you desire to accomplish something in life it means you have to be willing to step into the unknown. It means you have to start. It means walking in a direction that is unpaved and likely misunderstood when expressed.

There is a fallacy, a projected blind-spot, in believing you have to know where you are going in order to get started. It’s a projected blind-spot because its a projected thought, and a blind-spot because we aren’t able to see how it’s working against the activation of stepping into our full self. …


BECAUSE OF CANNABIS

I don’t smoke out of a pristine bowl every time I consume. I have a few pipes and a bong laying around so instead of cleaning one pipe every day I swap my glass in-and-out of rotation.

formula 420 glass cleaner
formula 420 glass cleaner
Formula 420 for the win

Hello, Consumption friend.

I hear you recently picked up a pipe at the local dispensary and you’ve been using it to smoke some marijuana you bought. What strains did you buy? When I worked at a delivery service for all those years we savored the opening of a freshly purchased strain of cannabis. It was pre-covid era so it was common to pass the marijuana around and stuff our noses into the jar of terpolicious splendor.

Mhmmm…I can smell the terps on my mind while I sit here writing. I had some wonderful smoking sessions with some incredible beings. …


BECAUSE OF CANNABIS

One aspect of cannabis that I’ve learned to love is that there isn’t a standard feeling after consumption. Each strain brings with it a new experience. Each seed embeds an opportunity for your body to receive earth in its updated form.

Fueled By Marijuana
Fueled By Marijuana

One of the biggest misconceptions about cannabis or marijuana consumption is that it makes you lazy and forgetful. This is a blanket statement lacking depth. Cannabis has made me feel spacey and stoned at times, but it isn’t the standard feeling. There is a lot of subtlety built into each interaction a person has with marijuana. It’s an individualized experience — thank you, endocannabinoid system.

One aspect of cannabis that I’ve learned to love is that there isn’t a standard feeling after consumption. Each strain brings with it a new experience. …


Vanlife Cafe

There are a lot of subtleties to the build process that the DIY builder tends to miss. Make sure you know what you are getting yourself into if you decide to build a camper van yourself.

should you build a diy camper van?
should you build a diy camper van?

Have you been thinking about using the old van in your driveway to build a diy camper van? I did with mine in 2016, but I would do it differently today. I used a 1998 Ford Econoline van and I built three different iterations over the timespan of two years. The first build my brother helped me with and the second one I did mostly by myself. The design was poor but it was my craftsmanship and I was proud of that. …


Each of us are born with a unique blueprint asking to be unleashed. For me, the van was a way to unlock my potential and craft my own lifestyle.

Ceramics by West Clay Park Design

Each of us are born with a unique blueprint asking to be unleashed. For me, the van was a way to unlock my potential and craft my own lifestyle.

My appreciation for vanlife and coffee run deep. When I was twenty six I lived in a Ford Econoline van while I worked as a barista at a local coffee cart. Both the van and the coffee cart served as a “home away from home,” while I grew sovereign wings as an adult. Some nights I slept in my van parked in the dirt lot next to the coffee shop. …


BECAUSE OF CANNABIS

Flow is not structured or premeditative. Living a life in daily dread of death or in constant search for satisfaction creates a moment that will never come. It places life beyond reach, crystalizing a false narrative, aided by force.

Photo of heart stone in San Francisco, CA

As a westerner, I was born into a cultural operating system that doesn’t honor the balance of love and wisdom. Historically, the west has elevated the masculine and suppressed the feminine. I was a wrestler so culture placed a masculine lens over me. I succeeded as a wrestler, but in the height of my prestige I was also depressed. I was unbalanced. I didn’t allow feminine energy within me to flow.

Through meditation practice and using cannabis and plant medicine to go deeper, I’ve been able to witness my zero-point, the place of balance within. In the west, we have…


BECAUSE OF CANNABIS

I went from being a victim without purpose to building with cannabis as a tool

I am a builder. I am a creator. I am a sovereign being who chooses to live in harmony with my own specific blueprint, in the face of a culture built around falsehood, distortion, and good > pure intent. What does it look like to live a sovereign existence in a culture whose operating system doesn’t reflect my heart?

It looks like nothing and everything all the same. It’s not for you but for me. I lean inside to feel into and read the map of my blueprint. My blueprint is my purpose and it guides me through reality. I…


Plant medicine has helped me stop personalizing every experience and thought-wave passing through my field.

An Open Letter Of Gratitude For Plant Medicine — Because of Cannabis
An Open Letter Of Gratitude For Plant Medicine — Because of Cannabis

Plant medicine is a genuine companion and a friend, willing to hold space for whatever moment life presents me with. I appreciate your expansive qualities. When your energy merges with mine something magical always occurs. I like how you make me feel and I appreciate your mirroring effect which helps me see the patterns in life that no longer serve me.

Cannabis, you were the first plant medicine to enter my life. When I began consuming you I occasionally got paranoid, but something about the paranoia told me that it was less about you and more about something you were…


There is dimensionality embedded into each moment. Layers of patterns crystalize into symbols of meaning, forming our reality.

Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash

The Tao gives birth to One.

One gives birth to Two.

Two gives birth to Three.

Three gives birth to all things.

-Tao Te Ching — Verse 42

It took me a while to understand what the above text is pointing to. For years, I’ve been meditating on the words of the Tao Te Ching, feeling into the flow and letting time reveal the meaning behind the words to me. Context provides substance, and context is expanded over a widened time-horizon.

This morning I was able to receive the code through looking at the fractals in a leaf positioned under…

Daniel Osterman

No Code Web Designer • Vanlife • Plant Medicine • Entrepreneurship • Wrestling/Flow • Building in Public

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