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  • 4 Sneaky Signs You’re Seeking Approval, Shared by Jade Joddle (3/22/2017) - “When we approve of ourselves, rather than always seeking approval of others, we find happiness.” ~Unknown~ From the time that we are young, we look for approval from our parents (or any adult guiding us) and maybe even grandparents. We look for approval for our behavior, making sure we are making right choices, grades, colleges, […]
  • 5 Steps to Your Greatest Year Ever, shared by Lewis Howes (1/2/2017) - I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down. -Mia Hamm As 2017 begins to open itself to us, how can we reciprocate? Many of us set goals for the New Year but […]
  • 5 Ways Social Media Screws You Over, shared by Improvement Pill (1/29/2017) - “Social media has given us this idea that we should all have a posse of friends when in reality, if we have one or two really good friends, we are lucky. -Brene Brown- Many of us hate Facebook, but we still run to it when we are bored, lonely and even during times of joy. […]
  • 5 Ways to Overcome Adversity, shared by Brendon Burchard (9/30/2016) - “When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.” -LL Cool J- Can adversity become our teacher? Maybe our sparring partner? What if we learned to work with adversity and leveraged it to press on? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Brendon […]
  • 50 Things Every Gentleman Should Know! shared by Practical Psychology (3/6/2017) -

      A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. -George Bernard Shaw- According to a recent article in Salon, the “radical” act of paying attention to each other can greatly improve our relationships. As human contact becomes more digital, do we treat people as disposable? Without common courtesy? Today’s Daily […]

  • 6 Mindsets That Will Make You Magnetic, shared by Charlie Houpert (11/4/2016) - To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail. -Giorgio Armani- Have you ever met someone who is so engaging that you find yourself drawn to them? Maybe so you can quietly understand their secret?  Today’s Daily Dose shared by Charlie Houpert tells us that those individuals usually have an optimal […]
  • Be A Chameleon, How To Be More Influential shared by Fight Mediocrity and Jonah Berger (9/12/2016) - I influence anybody who is able to get through the chaos of my first impression. –Gary Vaynerchuk– How can acting like a chameleon help you win the game? Can picking a proximal peer help you move others to act on an important matter? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Fight Mediocrity,  is a book review of […]
  • Change the World with Compassionate Communication, shared by Conor and Brittany (4/18/2017) -

    As we grow in our consciousness, there will be more compassion and more love, and then the barriers between people, between religions, between nations will begin to fall. -Ram Dass- How compassionate is your communication? Do you ever feel like those around you share space in a non-judgmental and supportive manner? Can we hold space […]

  • Daily Dose: Top Ten Regrets of the Dying, shared by Richard Kuo (9/23/2016) - Believe me, I’ve done very good stuff and very crazy stuff, and I don’t regret the crazy stuff. -Jean-Claude Van Damme- Want to start living with fewer regrets? Do you feel like you are living true to yourself? Are you just living the life others expect of you? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Richard Kuo […]
  • Dave Ramsey’s Top 10 Rules for Success, shared by Evan Carmichael (11/8/2016) -   “We buy things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.” -Dave Ramsey- Are we really sick and tired of being sick and tired? Are we ready to be hungry to win and make a change? Can we outwardly live like the broke people we really are until […]
  • Develop Grit! shared by Project Life Mastery & Angela Duckworth (2/18/2017) -

    Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. -Julie Andrews- What makes some of us work harder than others? Can doing “one hard thing” a day help develop “grit” early in life? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Stefan at Project Life Mastery is a great primer to understanding the world of “grit”. Stefan’s thesis comes […]

  • Develop Grit! shared by Project Life Mastery & Angela Duckworth (5/20/2017) -

    Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. -Julie Andrews- What makes some of us work harder than others? Can doing “one hard thing” a day help develop “grit” early in life? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Stefan at Project Life Mastery is a great primer to understanding the world of “grit”. Stefan’s thesis comes […]

  • Does Pleasure Bring Happiness? shared by Krishnamurti’s Teachings (4/4/2017) -

    I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself. -Emily Bronte- How fortunate are we to live in a world of endless pleasures? Can tasting those pleasures from dusk to dawn bring us eventual happiness? What is pleasure and […]

  • Don’t Follow Your Passion, Take It With You! shared by Mike Rowe (10/5/2016) - If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. -Benjamin Franklin- What if you were told not to follow your passion, rather to bring it alongside with you? Countless motivational speakers, successful people and even our parents tell us to follow our passion. Could they all be wrong? Today’s Daily Dose shared by PragerU and […]
  • Don’t Follow Your Passion, Take It With You! shared by Mike Rowe (3/31/2017) -

    If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. -Benjamin Franklin- What if you were told not to follow your passion, rather to bring it alongside with you? Countless motivational speakers, successful people and even our parents tell us to follow our passion. Could they all be wrong? Today’s Daily Dose shared by PragerU and […]

  • Eat Like Paz Vega! The Story of Fat shared by What I’ve Learned (9/16/2016) -   I cook croquetas, and I eat jamon. I keep my diet 100% Mediterranean and drink my Rioja. -Paz Vega- Does the Mediterranean diet hold one of the keys to our health? How does fat actually affect our body?  Can Cholesterol not be a dirty word? Today’s Daily Dose, The Story of Fat, shared by What I’ve […]
  • Ego is the Enemy, shared by Ryan Holiday (3/14/2017) -

      All bad qualities center around the ego. When the ego is gone, Realization results by itself. –Ramana Maharshi– Can the stories we tell ourselves be detrimental to our development and growth? How dangerous can the Ego really be?   Will a study of the Ego result in humility and self awareness? In today’s Daily Dose, […]

  • Five Levels of Attachment by Don Miguel Ruiz Jr., shared by The Journey (2/9/2017) -

    Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. -Simone Weil- Could ancient wisdom from the Toltec culture give us guidance on the subject of attachment? How could understanding the 5 ways we inappropriately attach ourselves to the world help us suffer a bit less? Today’s Daily […]

  • Five Levels of Attachment, Toltec Wisdom, shared by The Journey (9/7/2016) - Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. -Simone Weil- Could ancient wisdom from the Toltec culture give us guidance on the subject of attachment? How could understanding the 5 ways we inappropriately attach ourselves to the world help us suffer a bit less? Today’s Daily […]
  • Four Ways of Letting Go, Shared by Ajahn Brahm (2/6/2017) -

    “We should always be grateful for the faults in our partner because if they didn’t have those faults from the start, they would have been able to marry someone much better than us” -Ajahn Brahm- Have you ever sat in church and wished it was a bit lighter? Less serious, maybe even comical? Maybe you’ve […]

  • Four Ways of Letting Go, Shared by Ajahn Brahm (5/11/2017) -

    “We should always be grateful for the faults in our partner because if they didn’t have those faults from the start, they would have been able to marry someone much better than us” -Ajahn Brahm- Have you ever sat in church and wished it was a bit lighter? Less serious, maybe even comical? Maybe you’ve […]

  • Friday Freedom! Four Ways of Letting Go, Shared by Ajahn Brahm (7/14/2017) -

    “We should always be grateful for the faults in our partner because if they didn’t have those faults from the start, they would have been able to marry someone much better than us” -Ajahn Brahm- Have you ever sat in church and wished it was a bit lighter? Less serious, maybe even comical? Maybe you’ve […]

  • Get Out of the Materialism Trap NOW! shared by Erin Janus (3/19/2017) -

    The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money. -Alan Watts- How often do we dream about the perfect life we could have with vast amounts of money? How much time do we spend acquiring things […]

  • Get Out of the Materialism Trap NOW! shared by Erin Janus (6/2/2017) -

    The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money. -Alan Watts- How often do we dream about the perfect life we could have with vast amounts of money? How much time do we spend acquiring things […]

  • Heal Your Heart by Getting Out of Your Own Way! shared by Michael Greger, MD (9/28/2016) - “Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.” -Hippocrates- What if your doctor told you that you didn’t need him anymore? Could your body heal itself and reverse poor health without medication? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Dr. Michael Greger, founder of Nutritionfacts.org is a small primer on heart disease and our ability […]
  • How to Awaken Through Anger, shared by Tara Brach (2/7/2017) -

      Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. -Phyllis Diller- Anger?  Yes please. Many of us take the Phyllis Diller approach and we often think it is for good reason. This Weekend Wisdom by Tara Brach helps affirm that our anger may hold both intelligence and emotion. Tara helps us work to not […]

  • How to Be Alone, shared by Tanya Davis & Andrea Dorfman (10/22/2016) - What should young people do with their lives today? The most daring thing is to create stable communities in which loneliness can be cured. -Kurt Vonnegut- How can we be alone without feeling lonely? Are there acceptable places where we can start to embrace being alone? Why does society fear those who are alone? Today’s Daily […]
  • How to Be Alone, shared by Tanya Davis & Andrea Dorfman (3/20/2017) -

    What should young people do with their lives today? The most daring thing is to create stable communities in which loneliness can be cured. -Kurt Vonnegut- How can we be alone without feeling lonely? Are there acceptable places where we can start to embrace being alone? Why does society fear those who are alone? Today’s Daily […]

  • How to Be Alone, shared by Tanya Davis & Andrea Dorfman (7/25/2017) -

    What should young people do with their lives today? The most daring thing is to create stable communities in which loneliness can be cured. -Kurt Vonnegut- How can we be alone without feeling lonely? Are there acceptable places where we can start to embrace being alone? Why does society fear those who are alone? Today’s Daily […]

  • How To Be More Influential shared by Fight Mediocrity and Jonah Berger (4/15/2017) -

    I influence anybody who is able to get through the chaos of my first impression. –Gary Vaynerchuk– How can acting like a chameleon help you win the game? Can picking a proximal peer help you move others to act on an important matter? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Fight Mediocrity,  is a book review of […]

  • How To Be More Influential shared by Fight Mediocrity and Jonah Berger (6/1/2017) -

    I influence anybody who is able to get through the chaos of my first impression. –Gary Vaynerchuk– How can acting like a chameleon help you win the game? Can picking a proximal peer help you move others to act on an important matter? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Fight Mediocrity,  is a book review of […]

  • How to Become an Early Riser, shared by the Art of Manliness (10/18/2016) - Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. -William Blake- Can becoming an early riser help us find the energy and calm to bring about a productive day? Does a goal require your attention but by night it becomes a distant memory due to your tired mind? Keep […]
  • How to Become an Early Riser, shared by the Art of Manliness (3/24/2017) -

    Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. -William Blake- Can becoming an early riser help us find the energy and calm to bring about a productive day? Does a goal require your attention but by night it becomes a distant memory due to your tired mind? Keep […]

  • How to Break the Twitch? shared by Anthony Ongaro (9/27/2016) - The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes. -Susan Sontag- Do you find yourself grabbing your smart phone to check social media, shopping online or even over-eating, to fill moments of discomfort?  Are many of your daily habits unintentional and impulsive? […]
  • How to Change the World with Compassionate Communication, shared by Conor and Brittany (11/18/2016) - As we grow in our consciousness, there will be more compassion and more love, and then the barriers between people, between religions, between nations will begin to fall. -Ram Dass- How compassionate is your communication? Do you ever feel like those around you share space in a non-judgmental and supportive manner? Can we hold space […]
  • How to Deal With Anxiety, shared by Emily Hartridge (10/31/2016) - Anxiety and spiritual searching have been consistent themes with me, and that figures into my worldview. So, I tend to make my songs sound like those relationships. -David Bowie- When we face anxiety it always seems to be a lonely endeavor. Don’t others face the belly rumbling and shaky hands like we do? Maybe those […]
  • How to Deal With Anxiety, shared by Emily Hartridge (3/12/2017) -

    Anxiety and spiritual searching have been consistent themes with me, and that figures into my worldview. So, I tend to make my songs sound like those relationships. -David Bowie- When we face anxiety it always seems to be a lonely endeavor. Don’t others face the belly rumbling and shaky hands like we do? Maybe those […]

  • How to Develop Grit! shared by Project Life Mastery & Angela Duckworth (10/20/2016) - Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. -Julie Andrews- What makes some of us work harder than others? Can doing “one hard thing” a day help develop “grit” early in life? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Stefan at Project Life Mastery is a great primer to understanding the world of “grit”. Stefan’s thesis comes […]
  • How to Escape a Lazy Society, shared by Koi Fresco (10/3/2016) - I’d be frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness. -Denzel Washington- Do you feel surrounded by lazy people? Do you feel unmotivated and lazy but cannot overcome it? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Koi Fresco is an inquiry into the state of laziness. Keep reading […]
  • How to Escape a Lazy Society, shared by Koi Fresco (4/1/2017) -

    I’d be frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness. -Denzel Washington- Do you feel surrounded by lazy people? Do you feel unmotivated and lazy but cannot overcome it? Today’s Daily Dose, shared by Koi Fresco is an inquiry into the state of laziness. Keep reading […]

  • How to Lead Without A Title, shared by Robin Sharma (2/2/2017) -

    When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ -Lao Tzu- How many Leaders do you know without a title? How many managers and bosses do you remember as unelevated as those they managed? Our society reserves the qualities of a leader to those who have attained a certain designation. […]

  • How to Lead Without A Title, shared by Robin Sharma (6/14/2017) -

    When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ -Lao Tzu- How many Leaders do you know without a title? How many managers and bosses do you remember as unelevated as those they managed? Our society reserves the qualities of a leader to those who have attained a certain designation. […]

  • How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking, 8 Tips! shared by Tom Woods (4/7/2017) - “There are two types of speakers: Those who get nervous and those who are liars.” – Mark Twain Your heart begins to race and your palms begin to sweat like crazy as you stand before a group of people. Before you even mutter your first word you feel as though you are going to pass […]
  • How to Shut Down the Haters! shared by Charisma on Command (12/28/2016) - “Haters never win. I just think that’s true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end.” -Tom Hiddleston We’ve all been a Hater now and then right? Our envy won over our rational brains for a bit. No worries, for the fortunate few, we have found the futility in dishing out the Hate. […]
  • How to Stop Procrastinating, shared by Mimi Ikonn (3/17/2017) - ‘Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.’ -Don Marquis – We probably all have procrastinated over something at some point in our life.  Possibly some of us can even identify ourselves as being chronic procrastinator’s (we do it ALL the time).   Being a person that does it all the time, have probably just […]
  • How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie, shared by One Percent Better (11/21/2016) - If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it. -George Burns- How much time did you spend worrying today? Did all that energy change the outcome of any of your problems? […]
  • If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree, shared by Jim Rohn (2/13/2017) -

    Time has more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. –Jim Rohn– Let’s be honest, motivational speakers can be annoying. They share anecdotal tales of rags to riches and tell us we can do the same thing with minimal effort if we desired. Could there be a speaker worth […]

  • If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree, shared by Jim Rohn (6/28/2017) -

    Time has more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. –Jim Rohn– Let’s be honest, motivational speakers can be annoying. They share anecdotal tales of rags to riches and tell us we can do the same thing with minimal effort if we desired. Could there be a speaker worth […]

  • Jack Kornfield on “Inner Strength and Kindness: Practices for a Wise Life” (2/19/2017) -

    “The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.” – Jack Kornfield – How do we let each moment die without attachment to it? Can seeing each moment anew minimize the suffering our minds create for us? Why are these seemingly simple exercises so challenging? This Weekend’s Wisdom shared by […]

  • Just Do Right! shared by Maya Angelou and Evan Carmichael (9/13/2016) - If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. –Maya Angelou– “Do right”,  simple isn’t it? Why do so many of us believe we can’t just do right? When faced with the choice, how can we move towards right action? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Evan Carmichael and the […]
  • Just Do Right! shared by Maya Angelou and Evan Carmichael (4/12/2017) -

    If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. –Maya Angelou– “Do right”,  simple isn’t it? Why do so many of us believe we can’t just do right? When faced with the choice, how can we move towards right action? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Evan Carmichael and the […]

  • Living In A Car – My Story, shared by Hobo Ahle (2/26/2017) - “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” -Leonardo da Vinci What if adventure could be yours without changing jobs or becoming a millionaire? How does one gainfully employed young woman use her income to travel and enjoy the world’s great gifts? Could we all find contentment in the small but adequate shelter provided by a vehicle?  Today’s […]
  • Lock Down that Lizard Brain! Emotional Intelligence shared by Practical Psychology (9/15/2016) -   A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain. -Daniel Goleman- Is venting always a good idea? Can distracting my mind until I’m able to deal with my emotions be a better tactic? How come I have a high IQ but my interpersonal relationships suck? What is my lizard brain? […]
  • Lose Those Limiting Beliefs shared by Brian Tracy (9/8/2016) - Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. –Jim Rohn– What would you consider a successful life? Would it be a cohesive and loving family? Financial Stability? Exploring the vast world we live in? If those goals ever seem too bold and unattainable, Today’s Daily Dose shared by Brian Tracy may help. Brian encourages us […]
  • Lose Those Limiting Beliefs shared by Brian Tracy (4/26/2017) -

    Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. –Jim Rohn– What would you consider a successful life? Would it be a cohesive and loving family? Financial Stability? Exploring the vast world we live in? If those goals ever seem too bold and unattainable, Today’s Daily Dose shared by Brian Tracy may help. Brian encourages us […]

  • Master Emotional Intelligence Today! shared by Practical Psychology (2/21/2017) -

      A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain. -Daniel Goleman- Is venting always a good idea? Can distracting my mind until I’m able to deal with my emotions be a better tactic? How come I have a high IQ but my interpersonal relationships suck? What is my lizard brain? […]

  • Me, My Selfie and I, shared by Dr. Linda Papadopoulos (12/4/2016) - Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. -May Sarton- Would Freud have imagined discussing someone’s Facebook posts or Twitter arguments during a session? Has our “online identity” become so powerful that it can affect our mental health? How do we navigate the digital world while still holding a richness of […]
  • Millionaire Gives Money Away and Lives in VW Van, shared by Dylan Magaster (11/16/2016) - I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, ‘I love you.’ I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I’ve done my job. -Lionel Richie- What will be your legacy? Will it be the bank accounts, homes and cars we put […]
  • Millionaire Gives Money Away and Lives in VW Van, shared by Dylan Magaster (4/24/2017) -

    I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, ‘I love you.’ I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I’ve done my job. -Lionel Richie- What will be your legacy? Will it be the bank accounts, homes and cars we put […]

  • Monday Moto! Don’t Follow Your Passion, Take It With You – shared by Mike Rowe (7/10/2017) -

    If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins. -Benjamin Franklin- What if you were told not to follow your passion, rather to bring it alongside with you? Countless motivational speakers, successful people and even our parents tell us to follow our passion. Could they all be wrong? Today’s Daily Dose shared by PragerU and […]

  • My Vipassana Meditation Experience, shared by Brittany Taylor (1/10/2017) - “In meditation, I can let go of everything. I’m not Hugh Jackman. I’m not a dad. I’m not a husband. I’m just dipping into that powerful source that creates everything. I take a little bath in it.” -Hugh Jackman Ever wonder what it would be like to experience 100 hours of silence? “Noble Silence” as those […]
  • My Vipassana Meditation Experience, shared by Brittany Taylor (5/13/2017) -

    “In meditation, I can let go of everything. I’m not Hugh Jackman. I’m not a dad. I’m not a husband. I’m just dipping into that powerful source that creates everything. I take a little bath in it.” -Hugh Jackman Ever wonder what it would be like to experience 100 hours of silence? “Noble Silence” as those […]

  • Rethinking Infidelity, shared by Esther Perel (2/3/2017) -

    “Mystery is not always about traveling to new places, it is about looking with new eyes.” -Esther Perel I just watched Bill Clinton’s glowing endorsement of his wife for the office of Commander in Chief. He made reference to “good times and bad” with regard to his marriage. He did it in a subtle manner, sort of […]

  • Shape our Surroundings, by Renee Fortin (3/21/2017) - “A huge amount of success in life comes from learning as a child how to make good habits. It’s good to help kids understand that when they do certain things habitually, they’re reinforcing patterns.” -Charles Duhigg Are we unknowingly adapting marketing and design? Have you considered the emotions you feel when you find out your […]
  • Stop Giving a Damn What Others Think! shared by Antonio Centeno (4/5/2017) -

    I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself. -Eddie Murphy- Does walking into a room full of strangers bring you anxiety? Are you overly concerned with your status in life after spending a day on social media? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Antonio Centeno […]

  • Stop Setting Goals, Stack Your Habits Instead! shared by Alex Heyne (10/28/2016) - Most people don’t have the willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims. -Carlos Santana- Is Goal Setting a challenge for you ? Do you find yourself setting lofty goals and quitting after missing the mark? Could stacking a related habit become a seed from which a goal may […]
  • Stop Setting Goals, Stack Your Habits! shared by Alex Heyne (3/25/2017) -

    Most people don’t have the willingness to break bad habits. They have a lot of excuses and they talk like victims. -Carlos Santana- Is Goal Setting a challenge for you ? Do you find yourself setting lofty goals and quitting after missing the mark? Could stacking a related habit become a seed from which a goal may […]

  • Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie, shared by One Percent Better (2/17/2017) -

    If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it. -George Burns- How much time did you spend worrying today? Did all that energy change the outcome of any of your problems? […]

  • Stress Free Living: 3 Simple Tips by Abbey Christine (4/3/2017) - “More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.” ― Roy T. Bennett The Light in the Heart: Inspirational Thoughts for Living Your Best Life We live in a world that absolutely stresses most of us out (okay pretty much all of us).  We feel the weight of the world […]
  • The Greek Secret of Philotimo, shared by Jack Schafer & the Philotimo Foundation (10/9/2016) - I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I’ve had from the people around me. -Lana Del Rey- How can a word without meaning be such a meaningful word? Could one word describe a complex array of virtues? This Weekend’s Wisdom shared by the Philotimo Foundation and […]
  • The Greek Secret of Philotimo, shared by Jack Schafer & the Philotimo Foundation (3/28/2017) -

    I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I’ve had from the people around me. -Lana Del Rey- How can a word without meaning be such a meaningful word? Could one word describe a complex array of virtues? This Weekend’s Wisdom shared by the Philotimo Foundation and […]

  • The Optimist Creed, shared by Melissa Alexandria (3/4/2017) -

    “There is no problem that doesn’t have some underlying need for more optimism, stamina, resilience and collaboration.” -Jane McGonigal- Why does optimism seem to be in such short supply for many of us? Can we make optimism a daily practice? Maybe a mantra to help us forget the mistakes of the past and focus on the future? […]

  • The Optimist Creed, shared by Melissa Alexandria (5/22/2017) -

    “There is no problem that doesn’t have some underlying need for more optimism, stamina, resilience and collaboration.” -Jane McGonigal- Why does optimism seem to be in such short supply for many of us? Can we make optimism a daily practice? Maybe a mantra to help us forget the mistakes of the past and focus on the future? […]

  • Tiny House Couple Redefines Simple Living & Resilience, shared by Kirsten Dirksen (1/31/2017) - “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” -William Morris- Living in a stressful world, we are always looking for ways to improve our way of life. We find that we are burnt out from our jobs, stressed out from the never-ending stacks of bills […]
  • Top Ten Regrets of the Dying, shared by Richard Kuo (2/1/2017) -

    Believe me, I’ve done very good stuff and very crazy stuff, and I don’t regret the crazy stuff. -Jean-Claude Van Damme- Want to start living with fewer regrets? Do you feel like you are living true to yourself? Are you just living the life others expect of you? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Richard Kuo […]

  • Ways to Say I Love You with Compassionate Communication, shared by Conor and Brittany (2/14/2017) -

    As we grow in our consciousness, there will be more compassion and more love, and then the barriers between people, between religions, between nations will begin to fall. -Ram Dass- How compassionate is your communication? Do you ever feel like those around you share space in a non-judgmental and supportive manner? Can we hold space […]

  • Weekend Wisdom: “Seeing Anew” shared by Jack Kornfield (9/18/2016) - “The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.” – Jack Kornfield – How do we let each moment die without attachment to it? Can seeing each moment anew minimize the suffering our minds create for us? Why are these seemingly simple exercises so challenging? This Weekend’s Wisdom shared by […]
  • Weekend Wisdom: Does Pleasure Bring Happiness? shared by Krishnamurti’s Teachings (9/24/2016) - I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself. -Emily Bronte- How fortunate are we to live in a world of endless pleasures? Can tasting those pleasures from dusk to dawn bring us eventual happiness? What is pleasure and […]
  • Weekend Wisdom: Laugh and Let Go with Ajahn Brahm (9/3/2016) - People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. –Thich Nhat Hanh– Why don’t we just quit while we’re ahead? We often know that letting go of a viewpoint would be beneficial but we keep at it with zeal. This Weekend’s […]
  • Weekend Wisdom: The Optimist Creed, shared by Melissa Alexandria (10/2/2016) - “There is no problem that doesn’t have some underlying need for more optimism, stamina, resilience and collaboration.” -Jane McGonigal- Why does optimism seem to be in such short supply for many of us? Can we make optimism a daily practice? Maybe a mantra to help us forget the mistakes of the past and focus on the future? […]
  • What To Do When You’re Broke, shared by Brendon Burchard (11/30/2016) - “I’m a black athlete, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic. Oprah told me a long time ago, ‘You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.” -Serena Williams- Why is it taboo to admit you’re broke, yet gloat when you’ve amassed wealth? Unless you […]
  • What To Do When You’re Broke, shared by Brendon Burchard (3/15/2017) -

    “I’m a black athlete, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic. Oprah told me a long time ago, ‘You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.” -Serena Williams- Why is it taboo to admit you’re broke, yet gloat when you’ve amassed wealth? Unless you […]

  • What To Do When You’re Broke, shared by Brendon Burchard (5/5/2017) -

    “I’m a black athlete, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic. Oprah told me a long time ago, ‘You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.” -Serena Williams- Why is it taboo to admit you’re broke, yet gloat when you’ve amassed wealth? Unless you […]

  • Where to Travel in 2017: 12 Places to Go! Shared by Hey Nadine (3/8/2017) - “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” -Anita Desai Some of us are looking to move our feet and visit places we’ve never been or even go back to places we’ve might have been and love. Maybe the end of 2016 one of your New Year’s resolutions would be to take the time […]
  • Why Eat Paleo, shared by Tiffany Lyman (2/10/2017) - “The greatest wealth is health.” ~ Virgil ~ Are you looking for the next diet to lose the extra pounds that you managed to pick up somehow (just like the rest of us)? We always feel the need to over indulge in foods that we really shouldn’t.  We then torture ourselves in finding that magic […]
  • Why Eat Paleo, shared by Tiffany Lyman (5/1/2017) -

    “The greatest wealth is health.” ~ Virgil ~ Are you looking for the next diet to lose the extra pounds that you managed to pick up somehow (just like the rest of us)? We always feel the need to over indulge in foods that we really shouldn’t.  We then torture ourselves in finding that magic […]

  • Why Introspection Matters, shared by the School of Life (11/10/2016) - “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” -Albert Camus- Why does knowing ourselves matter so much? Do most of our mistakes come from the failure to understand ourselves well enough? Today’s Daily Dose shared by the School of Life is an exploration into the importance of introspection. […]
  • Why Introspection Matters, shared by the School of Life (3/1/2017) -

    “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” -Albert Camus- Why does knowing ourselves matter so much? Do most of our mistakes come from the failure to understand ourselves well enough? Today’s Daily Dose shared by the School of Life is an exploration into the importance of introspection. […]

  • Why Introspection Matters, shared by the School of Life (3/30/2017) -

    “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” -Albert Camus- Why does knowing ourselves matter so much? Do most of our mistakes come from the failure to understand ourselves well enough? Today’s Daily Dose shared by the School of Life is an exploration into the importance of introspection. […]

  • Why It Is So Hard to Live in the Present, shared by The School of Life (2/4/2017) -

    I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think -Socrates Can we learn to live a good life after having carried extensive baggage into every relationship for decades? Could philosophy be helpful in this endeavor while not putting us to sleep? Could we start this process from the comfort of our iPhone or […]

  • Wise Life: Stop Giving a Damn What Others Think, shared by Antonio Centeno (9/21/2016) - I’ve always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself. -Eddie Murphy- Does walking into a room full of strangers bring you anxiety? Are you overly concerned with your status in life after spending a day on social media? Today’s Daily Dose shared by Antonio Centeno […]
  • Wise Read: A (Not So) Enlightened Youth, by Koi Fresco (4/1/2017) - Click below to take a look! A (Not So) Enlightened Youth: My Uneasy Road to Awareness: A Guide to Finding Yourself from Within Half life story. Half guide to awakening. “A (Not So) Enlightened Youth” describes the life of Koi Fresco and his methodology towards changing one’s life for the better. From addictions to convictions and […]
  • Wise Read: The Course of Love, Alain de Botton (3/30/2017) - Check it out here: The Course of Love: A Novel We all know the headiness and excitement of the early days of love. But what comes after? In Edinburgh, a couple, Rabih and Kirsten, fall in love. They get married, they have children—but no long-term relationship is as simple as “happily ever after.” The Course of […]
  • Wise Read: The Light in the Heart: Inspirational Thoughts for Living Your Best Life (4/3/2017) - Check out the Kindle Edition here:The Light in the Heart: Inspirational Thoughts for Living Your Best Life It’s important that what thoughts you are feeding into your mind because your thoughts create your belief and experiences. You have positive thoughts and you have negative ones too. Nurture your mind with positive thoughts: kindness, empathy, compassion, […]
  • Your Crazy Just Might Work!, shared by Alexi Panos (2/12/2017) -

    “Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.” -Cary Grant- We all have that little bit of crazy that moves us right? The quietly held fantasy or the vivid dream shared with a loved one. Could the massive energy behind those crazy dreams motivate us to succeed in making them a reality? Today’s Daily Dose […]

  • Your Crazy Just Might Work!, shared by Alexi Panos (5/3/2017) -

    “Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.” -Cary Grant- We all have that little bit of crazy that moves us right? The quietly held fantasy or the vivid dream shared with a loved one. Could the massive energy behind those crazy dreams motivate us to succeed in making them a reality? Today’s Daily Dose […]

  • Your Crazy Just Might Work, shared by Alexi Panos (10/15/2016) - “Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.” -Cary Grant- We all have that little bit of crazy that moves us right? The quietly held fantasy or the vivid dream shared with a loved one. Could the massive energy behind those crazy dreams motivate us to succeed in making them a reality? Today’s Daily Dose […]
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