Feb 28, 2012
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
I’ve often found myself fluttering in the wind so to speak, in regards to the events in my life.Â I was– and sometimes still am –of the opinion that things happen to me and that all I can do is react.Â I respond to catastrophe’s or a stroke of good luck and...
Aug 18, 2011
More than ever, we have big houses and broken homes, high incomes and low morale, secured rights and diminished civility. We excel at making a living but often fail at making a life. We celebrate our prosperity but yearn for purpose. We cherish our freedoms but long for connection. In an age of plenty, we feel spiritual hunger.
– David Meyer
People don’t need enormous cars, they need...
Jul 8, 2011
What was once called the objective world is a sort of Rorschach ink blot, into which each culture, each system of science and religion, each type of personality, reads a meaning only remotely derived from the shape and color of the blot itself.
–Lewis Mumford, “Orientation to Life,” The Conduct of Life, 1951
Influence is a powerful weapon in both the right and wrong hands.Â ...
Nov 26, 2010
You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions.
– Aldin Sinclair
You can’t be serious.
I realize how incredibly trite and even more incredibly bias the title sounds seeing as this site is completely based around inspiring yourself and others, but I’m not writing...
Nov 10, 2010
If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?
– Laurence J. Peter
Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as they say.Â Religious connotations aside, this article is all about keeping your house, apartment, cottage, room, desk, floor, kitchen counter or whatever other surfaces and areas you inhabit are, clean.
I would imagine that most of us, if not...
Sep 30, 2010
If one is to rule, and to continue ruling, one must be able to dislocate the sense of reality. For the secret of rulership is to combine a belief in one’s own infallibility with the power to learn from past mistakes.
– George Orwell
For you cunning literary types reading the articles here, you might have already heard about Doublethink, but for those who haven’t I shall provide...
Sep 28, 2010
Focus on the journey, not the destination.Â Joy is found not in finishing an activity, but in doing it.
– Greg Anderson
It occurred to me recently that most of us talk about success, money and indeed even life as if there is some grand destination at the end that all of humanity is racing towards.
But… there isn’t.
When you finally start making a success of working at what...