August 8, 2012
A few months ago, on a Tuesday morning, a man went out alone on a routine run into the New Mexico wilderness. When he didn’t come back, his friends grew worried. Rescue teams were sent out in search of him and he was found Saturday night, leaning against some rocks next to a creek, his […]
April 17, 2012
I ran across this today and found it inspiring. So, of course, I had to share:
April 17, 2012
What do you think of when you hear the word "power"? ... There are three types of power; positional, situational and personal; but I'm going to focus on personal power here... Personal power is the full expression of who you are everyday, everywhere and the sense of fulfillment that comes from living a life based on authenticity, conscious choice and accountability. It is power that you have complete control over. It's what you think about you and it can be developed and enhanced, which presents an opportunity for continuous improvement.....
April 16, 2012
The other day, I heard a thought-provoking story. I would like to share it with you, because who knows just how much it may help someone in changing their perspective on life or even a particular situation. It's an old Taoist parable. Give it a read and let it marinate....
April 3, 2012
So, how do we add to the Love in the world? First, we remove all that is not Love from ourselves. The fear, cynicism, anxiety, and jealousy that keeps us snarky & small. Next — or rather, concurrently — we find ways to become living emblems of Love. .....
March 28, 2012
I stumbled upon this and I absolutely love it. I’m trying more and more to put these, and things like them, to practise. Here’s to inspiration! Try ‘em; they’re simple. ♥
February 7, 2012
"Like an express train, barreling down the tracks, it hit me. I should be more like my dog." What I learnt from my dog about being mindful and conscious and how you can add mindfulness to your days.
January 5, 2012
Scientists have suggested that, with a little willpower, it takes roughly 30 days for a person to form a new habit. As with mastering anything new, the act of starting and getting beyond the preliminary stage where everything feels awkward is 80% of the battle. This is precisely why it’s important to make small, positive […]
December 23, 2011
If you are at first lonely, be patient. If you've not been alone much, or if when you were, you weren't okay with it, then just wait. You'll find it's fine to be alone once you're embracing it. ....
December 14, 2011
A foundation on which creative discovery and recovery can be built. See here Julia Cameron's basic principals to be referred to by any artist or aspiring artist.
December 7, 2011
What am I honoured and grateful for? Fellow bloggers. They are a gracious, supportive of each other and provide much inspiration. Whenever I read the well-thought-out posts of my bloggy comrades, I am inspired, shown a different perspective in which to view life, uplifted and united with “strangers”. There is a wonderful blogging community, replete […]
November 27, 2011
It seems this is going to get recycled and passed around some. I just saw this video over at Sarah’s blog and it is lovely, so I found I needed to repost it. Very inspiring. If you want to do something, do it. Make connections with your fellow human beings. Be something your 13-year-old self […]
November 22, 2011
Within my lifetime, I've learned many things... especially over the past 6 years. Life will mess a person up. If you don't sit back and think about things, you can spend the rest of your life frustrated and confused. Here are a few things I've gleaned from my observances and interpersonal experiences.