Fiction is but a mirror we hold up to our own reality– Anonymous
Shoot Down The Stars: 22 Reasons To Never Give Up →
zandip: At some point in the various journeys we embark on in our lives, we get to a part where we feel like giving up (guilty - this is how I’ve been feeling lately). Sometimes we give up before we even start and other times we give up just before we are about to make that huge break-through that we…
Putting on Your Oxygen Mask Before Assisting...
Some people see Buddhism as a selfish practice. Buddhism, however, isn’t selfish at all, it’s the total opposite. Oxygen masks in airplanes, help to display this in Buddhism. The saying on planes, Put(ting) your oxygen mask on before assisting others, is a selfless teaching. The reason for putting your mask on first, is the Buddhist parallel; “You’ll be no good to anyone if you don’t...
Interview questions to prepare for
gradnessmadness: For those on the academic job market - a great list of interview questions to be prepared for: http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2013/04/29/essay-interview-questions-academic-job-searches
Something to think about...
I read an article that I found rather interesting, eye-opening. Its about Platinum Repairs (repair Apple products) » Are you battling to get a job? Seriously, it’s not that hard… We had approximately 20 responses to our post advertising an admin position in our company. A total of 2.5 (yes, two and a half) people managed to follow the basic instructions given. Two people responded as...
A Little Inspiration...
You don’t know what you’re missing until you give yourself a glimpse of a better life. If you want your future to be better than the present, you have to be willing to change some of the unhealthy habits you’re doing today in order to make room for a new way of life. Get off of autopilot, pay attention to what’s happening in this moment, and be present so you can become aware of the current...
Writing is like everything else: the more you do it the better you get. Don’t...– Iain Banks (via writingbox)
What Successful People Did In Their 20s - Business... →
What will I be doing at age 25? *Be inspired
Gradness Madness: Old farmer's advice →
gradnessmadness: Old Farmer’s Advice: Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. Words that soak into your ears are whispered……
Thought for the day
gradnessmadness: “The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” William James
3 things I believe one can live by in living a fulfilled life: 1. To lead a moral life, 2. To be mindful and aware of thoughts and actions, and 3. To develop wisdom and understanding. Everything else is just an added extra. Think about it… *Be Inspired