I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going (short quote)
“I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still […]
Life’s most urgent question is, what are you doing for others?
~ Martin Luther King Jr.
Why Leaving a Book Half-Read is So Hard: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323469804578525354146879558.html “It goes against how we’re built,” says Matthew Wilhelm, a clinical psychologist with Kaiser Permanente in Union City, Calif. “There is a tendency for us to perceive objects as ‘finished’ or ‘whole’ even though they may not be. This motivation is very powerful and helps to […]
The Necessary Art of Subtraction
The tendency of our lives, businesses, art, is to keep adding: more furniture, clothes, gadgets, tasks, appointments, features to websites and apps, words to our writing. Continual addition isn’t sustainable or desirable: Too many things to do means we’re always busy, with no time for rest, stillness, contemplation, creativity, time with loved ones. Overwhelming customers […]