Monthly Archives: December 2013

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I wrote a 10,000 word dissertation on the Homophobia of the Christian Right in America I saw the queen abdicate in The Netherlands A love was lost I took up yoga I quit my job and booked a five week holiday to America I went to California for the first time I visited the birthplace […]

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endorphins

I’ll be right there if you’re ever alone

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Male Models: The Female of the Species

Originally posted on Style & Design:
Casey Legler is a woman working as a male model. She looks wonderfully comfortable shrugging into tailored suits and chomping on cigars. But assigning words to the experience isn’t as easy. In an interview in her New York City studio, Legler steers around phrases like “gender identity” and “gender…

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Figure out what you are meant to contribute to the world and make sure you contribute it. Susan Cain: Quiet

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Introverts often have one or two deep interests that are not necessarily shared by their peers. Sometimes they’re made to feel freaky for the force of these passions, when in fact studies show that this sort of intensity is a prerequisite to talent development. Susan Cain: Quiet

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If you find something that arouses your passion or provides a welcome challenge, you forget yourself for a while. It’s like an emotional vacation. LouAnne Johnson

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With anything young and tender the most important part of the task is the beginning of it; for that is the time at which the character is being formed and the desired impression more readily taken. Plato: The Republic

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The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical stances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed. Carl Jung

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Satyagraha

Firmness in the pursuit of truth. “I have naturally formed the habit of restraining my thoughts. A thoughtless word hardly ever escaped my tongue or pen. Experience has taught me that silence is part of the spiritual discipline of a votary of truth. We find so many people impatient to talk. All this talking can […]

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Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know. Lao Zi: The Way of Lao Zi

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