“A smile activates mirror neurons — special signals that fire when we act and when we observe others acting–making grins literally contagious. Smiles are like parties for the brain. They activate neuropeptides that work to reduce stress and spread happy messages through the body. Both the smiler and the ‘smilee’ usually feel a mood boost.” – Ellen Petry Leanse
“Even if you have a lot of work to do, if you think of it as wonderful, and if you feel it as wonderful, it will transform into the energy of joy and fire, instead of becoming a burden.” – Tulku Thondup Rinpoche
“At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve
Originally posted 2017-02-05 19:14:48.
“Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind then in the one where they sprang up.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
Originally posted 2016-06-27 18:40:03.
“Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.” – Robert Bresson
“There is a hard truth to be told: before spring becomes beautiful, it is plug ugly, nothing but mud and muck. I have walked in the early spring through fields that will suck your boots off, a world so wet and woeful it makes you yearn for the return of ice. But in that muddy mess, the conditions for rebirth are being created.” – Parker Palmer
Originally posted 2018-03-15 19:52:38.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo Da Vinci
Originally posted 2016-08-04 19:24:49.
“Knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks
“Happiness is to appreciate what you have; unhappiness is to dwell on what you don’t have.” – Rabbi Shimon Ben Zoma
Originally posted 2016-08-08 19:32:12.
“You can’t change the world from the rearview mirror.” – Anita Roddick
Originally posted 2016-05-15 19:08:37.