Archive for March 2010

Exceptional dreams bubbling up?

Have you ever felt something bubbling up inside you — an invention, a book, a business idea, or art — but you couldn’t quite put words or form on it?  If you stayed with it, it started to clarify itself, maybe through a “coincidence” or surprise opportunity.  […]

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Can you answer the hardest question on the planet?

My four-year-old took me out for a walk today.  She rode her scooter (no brakes–what were they thinking?!)  I kept up on foot. After finding my MP3 player in my jacket pocket, I popped in an earbud and pushed play blindly.  Ah, Timothy Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Work […]

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What do you want? What do you really, truly want?

Name two things you think you want.  One is… ______.  Another is… ______.  Good. Did you know that the biggest hurdle to succeeding is actually knowing what you really want?  It is. The trouble is, there are two kinds of “wants”.  Most of the stuff we think […]

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Joke: This guy goes to a healer…

So this guy goes to a healer for help. Right away, the healer notices he has a banana sticking out of one ear. A carrot is poking out of the other ear. Green beans, wheatgrass and celery protrude from his nose. The healer puts her clipboard down.  […]

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Inspirational Quote: Donna Karan

“My mission in life is to access God’s gift of creativity to inspire, to touch people’s minds, bodies and spirits with love and compassion — to make a difference in this world.” — Donna Karan, Fashion Designer Have you written out a life mission statement?  Every person […]

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Inspirational Quote: Emily Dickinson

“If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain: If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.”           —Emily Dickinson, American Poet (1830-1886) […]

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Inspirational Quote: Rae Atira-Soncea

“To me it’s like living and breathing: when I don’t make art I’m not happy.  And philosophically, I believe that the process of making is what holds the earth together, whether it’s making love or making bread or making babies or making art.  It’s part of the […]

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