Category: Inspiration

  • A Million Tiny Acts

    Every word you utter to another human being has an effect, but you don’t know it. If people begin to understand that change comes about as a result of a million tiny acts that seem totally insignificant, well then, they wouldn’t hesitate to take those tiny acts. Howard Zinn

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  • This Helps Me Get Perspective

    Whenever I feel challenged and find myself in a situation where I’m only focussed inward I quickly become aware that I need to find perspective again. You know, to look at the outside world again and get some perspective. Perspective, to me, is that one ingredient that helps me stay in touch with the grander […]

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  • I’m focusing and becoming more aware again

    Back in 2004, I enrolled in an NLP course in Belgium led by the wonderful Paul Liekens. Learning to understand how we translate whatever our senses pick up and how language patterns get interpreted by our mind was, and still is, one of the most important things I’ve ever learned. It’s something I use every […]

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  • Changing Education Paradigms

    I couldn’t agree more with Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert, about the state of our education paradigms and how they are in desperate need of changing

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  • Introspection with no means of diversion

    Anyone who does not see the vanity of the world is very vain himself. So who does not see it, apart from young people whose lives are all noise, diversions, and thoughts for the future? But take away their diversion and you will see them bored to extinction. Then they feel their nullity without recognizing […]

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  • And therein do we err

    We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals. Remote from universal nature and living by complicated artifice, man in civilization surveys the creature through the glass of his knowledge and sees thereby a feather magnified and the whole image in distortion. We patronize them for their incompleteness, for their […]

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  • Perfect Circumstances

    If you wonder what would be the perfect circumstances for you, look at your life right now.— Nin Sheng

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  • Path to the dark side

    Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.— Yoda

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