“Welcome to the world of the zibaldone. A strange melange of diary, ledger, doodle pad, and scrapbook, these volumes—along with similar ‘hodgepodges’ and ‘commonplace books’—served as a pattern for interior life from the 14th century onward, bringing comfort and inspiration to everyone from Thomas Jefferson to Lewis Carroll.”
“If you really want to be a rebel, practice kindness.”
“Everyone reacts to stress differently and needs different things to calm them down. What works for you may not work for your spouse, your child, or your friends. This blog will hopefully give you some practical, easy ways to help you and the ones you care about handle stress more effectively and quickly.”
Charlie Knoles has been meditating his entire life. In this comprehensive talk, he debunks the biggest myths about meditation, why anyone is capable of meditating, and explains why meditation is a natural state. He even gives you a simple, 1-minute guided meditation!
“Journaling every day is a habit that comes with a lot of great benefits, like dealing with emotions, focusing on goals, and developing creativity. If you don’t know where to start, this simple template can help you get the ball rolling”
I love a list, and this list is great! “Grilled pimento cheese with red onion and tomato sandwiches. Crying on airplanes. Watching Buster Keaton’s The General with J Dilla’s Donuts as the…”
Source: 100 things that made my year
“…the key is to do less than you feel you want to. If you feel like breathing for two minutes, do it for just one minute. If you are up for a day of really listening to people deeply, do it for the next meeting only. Leave yourself eager to try it again. What you want is to develop a sustainable habit: a stress-free approach to reducing your stress.”