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Rollo May, the Courage to Create

and How to Become More Creative. Creativity is an essential component of a successful and fulfilling life. Yet despite its importance, it is a highly misunderstood phenomenon. Few understand its nature and inner workings, and are therefore unaware of how to stimulate...
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We got the power to be loving each other No matter what happens, we’ve got the power to do that On a le pouvoir de s’aimer, okay? We got the power to be Ringing the great bell out there above us We got the power for that And, we dream of home I dream of life out of here Their dreams are small My dreams don’t know fear (I got all you) I got my heart full of hope I will change everything No matter what I’m told How impossible it seems (We got the power) We did it before And we’ll do it again We’re indestructible Even when we’re tired And we’ve been here before Just you and I Don’t try to rescue me I don’t need to be rescued Get yourself up to the silent altar And call me But don’t forget the machines ‘Cause if your choice is chipping it down on the M1 Then you’ll wake up in the morning You’ll be storming, oh, oh, oh

JOY

JOY IS THE DYNAMIC PRINCIPLE OF THE UNIVERSE. E.T.

Have we lost our ‘selves’ to our online personalities?

Is it time to reconnect with the ‘now’ and follow our gut instinct? Writer and psychotherapist-in-training Namalee Bolle says so. So what is it about the online universe that so artfully severs this connection with our precious intuition? Why are we easily...

A Total Beginner’s Guide to Keeping a Journal

I’ve always been bad at journaling. All my childhood diaries include major gaps: In one entry, I’m 8, visiting my aunt. In the very next, I’ve experienced puberty and have a crush on Justin, the kid who sits behind me in biology. Today, my journal and I are something...

Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara

It encourages us to make big art, not small scribbles. It says to try to draw a circle so huge that there is no way we can finish it while we are alive. All we see is an arch; the rest is beyond our vision but it is there in the distance. Dr. Shigeaki...

Ten Tips For a Healthy Old Age from Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara

Like many centenarians, Dr. Hinohara attributed his longevity to certain practices, backing it up with numerous books on the topic (including Living Long, Living Good). He touched on some of these beliefs in a 2009 Japan Times interview with Judit Kawaguchi, from...

Information Overload Robs Us of Our Creativity

What the Scientific Research Shows: Samuel Johnson understood the human mind, its sadly amusing frailties and its double-blind alleys. He understood the nature of that mysterious act we casually refer to as “creativity.” It is not the kind of thing one lucks...

Rollo May, the Courage to Create

and How to Become More Creative. Creativity is an essential component of a successful and fulfilling life. Yet despite its importance, it is a highly misunderstood phenomenon. Few understand its nature and inner workings, and are therefore unaware of how to stimulate...

CUISINART

IKEA Creates “Fill in the Blank” Recipe Posters to Make Cooking Easy IKEA is known for its stylish-yet-inexpensive furniture that comes with (seemingly) simple directions that anyone can follow. While some would argue this point, the Swedish brand has translated this...

Irish Stu

I want to share Stuart Wilde’s 33 Steps. Stu had a huge influence on me. He was the rock star or better Punk of the personal development movement. Living proudly on the Wilde side, he passed away 2013. His Irish and Sicilian heritage made his voice very special. To me...

Be Comfortable with not Knowing. – Stuart Wilde

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

by James Altucher. Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I’ve started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don’t me now. And so on. I’ve had to change careers several times. Sometimes because my...

How to write a good company handbook.

ValveSoftwareHandbookWhy Valve’s Handbook for New Employees went viral – and brought back new recruits Even if you learned how to write a handbook, it still doesn’t mean you should follow a formula. There are plenty of handbooks out there that break the mold and...

Noam Chomsky Talks About How do Kids Acquire Language & Ideas

These days Noam Chomsky is probably most famous for his consistent, outspoken criticism of U.S. foreign policy. Yet before the War on Terror and the War on Drugs, Chomsky became internationally famous for proposing a novel solution to an age-old question: what does a...

The Ten Commandments of Con

The first time I wrote about her was in 2009. I met her in a bookstore and she was drawing and I was attracted to her. I asked her what she was drawing.She told me her whole story. And then a week later I wrote about it. That same day I got my first death threat. “I...

Millenials

Simon Sintek about Millenials, the modern workplace and social media.

Sitting target Sitting waiting Anticipating Nothing Nothing
Life Is full of surprises It advertises Nothing Nothing
What am I trying to do What am I trying to say I’m not trying to tell you anything You didn’t know When you woke up today
Always Knows the prospects Learn to expect Nothing Nothing