Categories
Writing

Dancing with our fear

“Time spent fretting about our status as impostors is time away from dancing with our fear, from leading and from doing work that matters.”

– Seth Godin

Categories
Writing

Do not let anything…

Do not let anything that happens in life be important enough that you’re willing to close your heart over it – Michael A. Singer.

Categories
Writing

Heard Words: Nothing is real

Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.
– Niels Bohr

Categories
Writing

Food for thought on social media

I am not interested in supporting our increased dependency on algorithms to determine what we see and read… and, ultimately, think.

James Shelley – on quitting social media.  Food for thought.

Categories
Writing

Heard Words: Taleb

The difference between technology and slavery is that slaves are fully aware that they are not free. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

As I continue to work on my digital detox, I keep these words in mind. Part Two of the detox process, tomorrow.

Categories
Writing

Stop what you are doing…

Stop whatever you’re doing for a moment and ask yourself: Am I afraid of death because I won’t be able to do this anymore? — Marcus Aurelius

Categories
Writing

Bring them along for the ride

You aren’t pulled to success by destiny. You’re lifted there by those around you. So acknowledge their contribution, and bring them along for the ride. – Derek Sivers (from: Include everyone in your Success)

Excellent advice.

Categories
Writing

Avoid Drama

Avoid drama. Walk away in silence from anything that doesn’t improve your life. Calmness amongst chaos is a sign of emotional maturity. – Vex King (via SwissMiss)

For a friend involved in drama.

Categories
Writing

A sign of ambition

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” – W.H. Auden

Categories
Writing

The most perfect, the most pure

Music is at once the most wonderful, the most alive of all the arts — it is the most abstract, the most perfect, the most pure — and the most sensual. I listen with my body and it is my body that aches in response to the passion and pathos embodied in this music. – Susan Sontag