“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime” Mark Twain
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“How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” – Trina Paulu
How can you learn to be still and silent, to quieten the voice in your head that is always chattering away – even more so when you want to be still and silent!
“The next 30 days are going to pass whether you like it or not, so why not think about something you have always wanted to try and give it a shot for the next 30 days?”
Are you afraid of success?
Now stop right there.
Right now, you’re probably thinking, “No, of course not, Lisa. I’m not afraid at all.”
I hear that answer all the time in my SoulBlazing™ sessions here in Hollywood. So let’s drill deeper.
“I realized, ‘Oh my gosh! I’m having a stroke! I’m having a stroke!’ The next thing my brain says to me is, ‘Wow! This is so cool! How many brain scientists have the opportunity to study their own brain from the inside out?’”
I absolutely LOVE this TED talk. Rita Pierson is a phenomenal lady, I wish she had been my teacher growing up. It is no wonder that she had had over 500,000 views in less than a week. I’m sure when you watch it you will agree.
When we talk about communication, there is one key thing to understand: you cannot NOT communicate. I know that’s a double negative. It’s purposeful. Let me repeat: you cannot NOT communicate.
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.
- We All Possess Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Impostors
- Joy is Not a Burden. Joy is an Action.
- Am I Allowed to Feel Joy?
- A New Year is Upon Us! Gratitude, Gratitude, Gratitude!
- Is “Good Will” a Bad Dream?
- Presence You Don’t Need to Wrap
- My Transition from Toxic to Terrific: The Finale & Beginning
- My Transition From Toxic to Terrific: Don’t Wait to Be Grateful
- My Shift From Toxic to Terrific: Is Indulgence Always Failure?
- Resenting Resentment