To discern what is truly essential we need space to think, time to look and listen, permission to play, wisdom to sleep, and the discipline to apply highly selective criteria to the choices we make.” —Greg Mckeown
Your greatest opportunities for growth lie in your strengths, not in your weaknesses. Unfortunately most people, including myself, have been raised on the opposite belief. Most of us believe we must work on closing the gap of weakness, becoming more proficient where we lack to find success in our chosen field.
In The Art of Stillness, Adventures in Going Nowhere, author Pico Iyer writes of his personal exploration into finding stillness in a world that seems to move exponentially faster with each day.
The well-intentioned objective of Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon and Mary Enig, Ph.D., is to reintroduce readers to a Real Food nutritional approach by promoting and educating us on the importance of going back to our ancestral roots of eating.
Daniel Klein collected short quotes in a notebook during his twenties and thirties and reflects on these “pithies”, as he labeled them, in his most recent book Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It.
In 1985, at the age of sixty, William Styron fell victim to a serious bout with depression. It wasn’t until five years later that he’d publish his memoir Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness.
Only the one who descends into the underworld rescues the beloved. — Kierkegaard. In his book, The Road to Character, New York Times columnist and author, David Brooks, investigates our culture’s loss of essential virtues that build character; character increasingly necessary to live content and purposeful lives. Brooks has previously written and discussed his thoughts…
Resistance is what keeps us from doing what we’re called to do. The more resistance you feel toward something the greater likelihood you should be doing that very thing. Endeavors most susceptible to resistance are often artistic and athletic pursuits.
Dan Harris, ABC News Anchor, suffered a panic attack live on Good Morning America in 2004. 10% Happier is Dan’s memoir documenting the circumstances that led up to his attack, and the pursuit for answers that followed.