“You should be far more concerned with your current trajectory than with your current results.”
– James Clear, author of Atomic Habits: An easy and proven way to build good habits and break bad ones
The bamboo that bends is stonger than the oak that resists.
– Japanese proverbe
Brush painting by Rosetsu, Rietberg Museum.
Inscribed in the forecourt of the temple of Apollo at Delphi.
– Buddhha, Socrates, Harari
You’ve got to crack an egg to make an omelette.
Fresh chicken egg from the Acla.
“Anger is naturally triggered when we feel an obstacle to meeting our needs. How do we honor the intelligence within anger, but not get hijacked into emotional reactivity that creates suffering in our individual and collective lives? This talk explores the U-turn that enables us to offer a healing attention to the feelings and unmet needs under anger. Once present with our inner life, we are able to respond to those around us with wisdom, empathy and true strength.”
Awakening through anger – the U-turn to freedom: podcast by Tara Brach
“What would it be like if I could accept life – accept this moment – exactly as it is?”
– Tara Brach, psychologist, author, teacher
Done is better than perfect.
– Poster at Facebook
Magnet from Simon’s in Chester, CT.
“A lot of evidence indicates that we are destroying the foundations of human prosperity in an orgy of reckless consumption.”
– Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens, A Brief History of Humankind