Talking Tech, Personal Possibility, + Monkey Mind With Jason Silva

What a shot of espresso does for your energy level, Jason Silva does for your mind.

Jason is a Venezuelan-born filmmaker, modern-day philosopher, and self professed wonder-junkie. He is known as a master of “flow,” a state that allows him to tap into his intuition. Jason’s favorite vessel for capturing the grand epiphanies he experiences in flow state? Candid videos that have a habit of going viral through his passion project, Shots of Awe.

Jason has an impressive tracklist that includes everything from speaking at SXSW to being nominated for an Emmy for his hosting of National Geographic’s Brain Games. But none of this came easy. Jason believes that everything we want is on the other side of fear. The only way to jump over the fence and achieve your goals? Become a master of your own flow.

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Students and Fashionistas: Staff Picks

Everyday at about.me we find more and more beautiful pages made by our amazing community. That’s why our Staff Picks page is constantly full of fascinating people and the pages that tell their stories. So if you haven’t checked our Staff Picks this week, have a quick peek at some of our favorites here. If you enjoy browsing their pages, don’t forget to leave them some compliments!

Lara Olmo de Miguel, a journalist and marketing trainee, heads up today’s post with her photo. Passionate about learning new things, when she’s not working Lara enjoys traveling, fashion and spending time in nature.

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Entrepreneurship in Los Angeles: Tiffy Diamond

With a famous football player father and an actress mother, Tiffy Diamond also known by her full name, Tiffany Diamond Smith, had something of an atypical upbringing. Since her parents had non-traditional jobs, Tiffy was also encouraged to be creative and follow whatever path she wanted, with no pressure. At a young age she was immersed in arts and sports, sparking her creativity.

When she attended college, her love of watching movies and crafting stories as a child inspired her to minor in screenwriting and she majored in Business Law and Marketing. Soon after, she fell into producing commercials and later went into business with her brother, Armani Joseph, a director and photographer. Together they formed a production company called Live.Art.Love or (LA)Love for short.

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