As Soon As I Saw You….

“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen!”
– Winnie The Pooh

Phones

“We are addicted to our phones not because we rely on them, but to the extent that we recruit them to a harmful project of self-avoidance. They do not mean to hurt us. But we may – and probably do – use them to injure ourselves. Addiction sounds horrible. But it is a hard name for a normal inclination: a habit of running away from the joys and terrors of self-knowledge.”

How to Live More Wisely Around Our Phones

Enough

“The longest lived businesses in the world aren’t the ones that were biggest in their day. Many of them are family firms, or small to mid-sized enterprises content with steady evolvement of their niche. Content with enough.”

Enough by DHH

The Habit Of Reading

“To acquire the habit of reading is to create for yourself a refuge from almost all of the miseries of life.”
– W. Somerset Maugham

(Available as a print, here.)

circumstances

where
you are.
is not
who
you are.
– circumstances

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Nobody Owns Me

This Article

“I don’t know how to explain to someone why they should care about other people.”

I just kept nodding my head in agreement while reading this article by Kayla Chadwick.

Discipline

“The discipline involved in finishing a piece of creative work is something on which you can truly pride yourself.”
– J.K. Rowling

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Kind Words

“One kind word can warm three winter months.”
– Japanese Proverb

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Creative

“If you’re alive, you’re a creative person.”
— Elizabeth Gilbert

Quality

“Quality will forever be in style.”
—Joel Flory

(via Emerline)

Options

Smile baby.
You’re alive.
You’ve got options.
– Sonya Teclai

What 99% looks like

“Shun the non-believers and ship your work.”
– Seth Godin

What 99% looks like

A Good Photograph…

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.”
– Ansel Adams

More quotes on Photography

Art of Government

“The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.”
– Thomas Jefferson, 1774

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Wherever You Are

“Wherever you are, make sure you’re there.” 
— Dan Sullivan

Generosity

“Generosity takes effort.”

Read Seth Godin’s full post on The Right Effort of Generosity

Notice When You Are Happy

I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, “If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.”
– Kurt Vonnegut

Gratitude

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
– William Arthur Ward

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Expand

some people
when they hear
your story.
contract.
others
upon hearing
your story.
expand.
and
this is how
you
know.

– Nayyirah Waheed

Learn

“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.”
– Bill Nye

Your Heart

‘Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.’
– Confucius

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Look For The Helpers

Know Yourself

“Learn to know yourself. To search realistically and regularly, the processes of your own mind and feelings.”
– Nelson Mandela

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