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It’s been a long day

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Why does my blood rush into a hell of tumult at a few words? ~ Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights Notes: Quote: the château of my heart. Photo: StarWill Related Posts: “It’s Been a Long Day“

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Pico Iyer on What Leonard Cohen Teaches Us about the Art of Stillness | Brain Pickings

It takes courage, of course, to step out of the fray, as it takes courage to do anything that’s necessary, whether tending to a loved one on her deathbed or turning away from that sugarcoated doughnut. The Art of Stillness, … Continue reading

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On Being Awake | Searching Sophia’s Pockets

On Being Awake | Searching Sophia's Pockets. Such a beautiful reminder to live every single moment in amazement, to revel in every single beat of the heart.

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Clear Your Next 10 Minutes Because This Video Could Change How Happy You Are With Your Entire Week

Clear Your Next 10 Minutes Because This Video Could Change How Happy You Are With Your Entire Week. This one day that you have today

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The Overview Effect

Forty years ago, the astronauts of Apollo 8 orbited the moon for the first time and snapped the iconic \”Blue Marble\” photographs of the earth from space. It was not only an image of stunning beauty; it represented a powerful … Continue reading

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A Philly Schools Big Bet on Non-Violence, by Jeff Deeney

A Philly Schools Big Bet on Non-Violence–by Jeff Deeney, syndicated from theatlantic.com, Oct 11, 2013In a desperately poor, dangerous part of town, Memphis Street Academy decided to ditch its metal detectors and focus on supporting students. Violence dropped by 90 … Continue reading

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Not Your Ordinary First Grade Ocean Project, by Lisa Bennett

Every year, Joan Wright-Albertini, a first-grade teacher at Park Day School in Oakland, California, transforms her classroom into a virtual rainforest, a desert, or an ocean — whatever ecosystem interests her students most. But in recent years, she has also … Continue reading

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39 Ways to Live, and Not Merely Exist, by Leo Babauta

Note to self, this one: Take mini-retirements. Don’t leave the joy of retirement until you are too old to enjoy it. Do it now, while you’re young. It makes working that much more worth it. Find ways to take a … Continue reading

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Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning | Brain Pickings

[E]verything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. via Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for … Continue reading

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KarmaTube: This Is Water: Re-imagining Everyday Life

KarmaTube: This Is Water: Re-imagining Everyday Life.

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