INSPIRE THE MIND
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In-depth review of inspiring concepts
Today’s technology and digital archiving means some of the best stories are available online, and for free! The next rainy day, be sure to check out the following books that classic literature has to offer.
Our fast-paced culture can make us feel pressured to create new ideas and pull of amazing feats as quickly as possible. But not everything can be rushed! Check out these five great achievements that show how a slow pace pays off in the end.
Sky above me, earth below me, fire within me. Delve into this powerful mantra and understand the meaning behind all of its poetic elements.
The moon never ceases to fill humans with wonder. But more than being beautiful, this celestial orb has much to teach us on how we can live our best lives here on earth.
When facing any demanding situation, it is important to stay cool! Here are three ways to calmly deal with occasional life hiccups, beginning with keeping calm yourself.
Courage comes in all different shapes and sizes, and every one of us has the capacity to demonstrate bravery. Learn more about different types of courage, and we guarantee that you’ll see yourself in at least one.
Strayed’s writing touches on the grace and grit needed to survive life’s toughest obstacles. No stranger to suffering herself, her work speaks from a place of experience and truth. Read on to discover some of the best and most beloved advice she had for readers.
No matter where we are in life, many of us like to retreat to the ocean for peace, direction, and guidance. The ocean has so much to teach us. Read on to learn what lessons we can glean from this stupendous body of water.
We often take for granted the treasures right in our own towns. Before expanding your world, trying expanding your neighborhood. Here are a few easy ways to explore what’s right outside your door.
Whether you have a big sprawling plot or a small planter just outside your window, your patch of soil and seeds can teach you so much. We’ve harvested a few of gardening’s most valuable lessons.
Behind the mask of ice that people wear, there beats a heart of fire.
Whether you’re a seasoned globe-trotter or you’re ready to make your first big excursion, here are a few thoughts to make sure your next jaunt is a truly a journey and not just a trip.
Steps for going green don’t have to be complicated. You don’t need to redo your whole lifestyle. Here are ten small changes you can make to be more eco-friendly.
The tenets of good style can also serve as excellent rules for living a good life. Consider the following wisdoms from fashion’s top gurus. You may be surprised at universality of their messages!
The giraffe could teach us a thing or two about how to live. Here are a few lessons you can learn from some of the most unique looking mammals in the animal kingdom.
Love, peace & gratitude – 3 simple ways to make the most of nature's special day.
We’ve offered a few thoughts on what spring can teach us and how you can take advantage of this treasured time of year!
We’ve scrounged up a few mantras specially chosen to help you face the feelings that might arise on a particular day of the week. Take a moment for yourself each day and let the words sink in.
Treasured by various cultures all over the world, tea is a beverage of comfort, hospitality, even refinement. But such a versatile drink also contains some veritable wisdom. We’ve brewed up some of the more pertinent lessons it can offer.
We may not think of them as the fastest, the strongest, or the noblest animals. But then again, they don’t need to be. Sloths’ unique habits show that we can flourish simply as ourselves.
Spring is almost here. The clocks are set forward. It’s the time of year where new things blossom, where new life develops – but spring can also be a great time for healing and recovery.
that sleek bottle in your wine rack holds more than just a melody of flavors. When we extend the ritual of drinking wine beyond the cork and bottle, we find that there are many life lessons to be found.
In honor of women everywhere, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite thoughts to celebrate your unique determination and moxie.
Quotes from Aristotle, Bruce Lee, and Zen Masters on how we can reduce distractions, eliminate the unnecessary, and commit to our single purpose.
Exposing yourself to the unfamiliar can feel scary, but it’s one of the few ways to experience what life has to offer. Here are a few considerations to leave your comfort zone and immerse yourself in the world around you.
Zen can be a philosophy, a spiritual tradition, or simply a “way.” Here are ten diverse thoughts (from teachers, writers and Zen masters) on what it means to walk the Zen path.
A short story from ancient lore to help us discover “true self.”
When you create, you set your spirit free. The process of doing it is what counts more than the finished piece, and it belongs to you. The joy is all yours.
Here are ten short but significant meditations on peace – gathered from teachers whose own lives helped illuminate this potent philosophy.
“Thank you” – two simple words with the power to change our entire outlook on life. Here are 10 great reasons why this phrase of gratitude belongs in the forefront of our daily interactions in every season.