INSPIRE THE MIND
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In-depth review of inspiring concepts
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.
Our actions, or failure to act, can have lasting impact on our environment and the people around us. However, we can also find beauty in every tragedy, and no matter what happens in life, we see that there is perpetual hope for redemption.
We can learn much from this inspiring nautical creature; here are some of dolphin's most valuable lessons and qualities:
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
What do the kings of the savannah have to teach us about life? Read on to discover.
Autumn is a study in contrasts, and the result is a rich, multi-sensory experience. Apply these five lessons from autumn in your own life.
Here are five valuable lessons we can learn from the heron.