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the gift of desperation

June 20, 2007

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This is heartlessly stolen from the late Caroline Knapp‘s brilliant and beautiful book on alcoholism, Drinking, A Love Story. (ebook for purchase here; sample chapter here). Whether or not you’re an alcoholic, you’re a human being and this book is a work of art and a work of true insight into human nature. It is […]

manifestation, intentionality, and evolution: the cybergypsy speaks!

June 20, 2007

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Yesterday I told you about Digital Divide and the laptop they donated to the rtr project (that would be this blog, the wiki, the classes, and all suchlike empowering activities). Today I’d like to put that in perspective and talk about what it means in the context of the universe and all of the esoteric […]

dance to inspire, inspire to dance

June 18, 2007

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This is a great video about how to just get over the rules and restrictions we put on ourselves and enjoy the simple pleasure of dance. It’s both literal and metaphorical, and the vid is studded with inspirational quotes, well worth the watching. Video over the jump, as always. :: :: :: :: :: :: […]

staying hyped – momo

June 14, 2007

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Yes, it’s another trip into the momo zone! This one is an interesting video about letting inspiration into your life and what to do with it once it’s there. Think about that for a second: what good is inspiration going to do you if you don’t take the actions that it inspires? Linked to this […]

what is your biggest timewaster?

June 13, 2007

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I found you an interesting post: the Productivity 501 blog has interviewed more productivity experts than you can shake a Blackberry at, and has compiled the ultimate master list of the biggest timewasters, according to the experts. See if you can identify yourself in any of these scenarios, and think about ways to not be […]

quitting smoking: free poster

June 12, 2007

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You can’t beat free when it comes to pricing out your resource options. Here (for the next 30 days) is a graphic representation of what happens to your body if you quit smoking right now, as a print-quality PDF file you can have Kinko’s or whoever print up and even laminate if you want. If, […]

bob dylan on the cycle of life

June 11, 2007

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  He not busy being born is busy dying. Bob Dylan :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

firing your friends

June 7, 2007

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Oh, not all of them. But, just as yesterday we covered how to know when to quit your job, we sometimes have to consider when to quit relationships. I’m an accommodator, myself, and generally prefer to fix up bad relationships rather than delete them, and sometimes I fix them and fix them and fix them […]

when to be a quitter

June 6, 2007

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The PositiveSharing blog has an interesting post on knowing when to quit your job. Actually, this has a much wider applicability; you can use these principles to decide when it’s high time to quit just about any situation that you find yourself in at least partly voluntarily, even unemployment. The ultimate question is: how is […]

Mary Pickford on failure

June 5, 2007

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The failure is not in falling down. The failure is in staying down. Mary Pickford inspirational quotes wikipage :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

quote: the six mistakes of man

June 4, 2007

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The delusion that personal gain is made by crushing others. The tendency to worry about things that cannot be changed or corrected. Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it. Refusing to set aside trivial preferences. Neglecting development and refinement of the mind, and not acquiring the habit of reading and studying. […]