“Don’t you find it odd, that when you’re a kid, everyone, all the world, encourages you to follow your dreams. But when you’re older, somehow they act offended if you even try.” Ethan Hawke from The Hottest State: A Novel
Comedian Louis C.K. profoundly vital message about being human.
…while one may be horrified by the ravages of developmental disorder or disease, one may sometimes see them as creative too–for if they destroy particular paths, particular ways of doing things, they may force the nervous system into making other paths and ways, force on it an unexpected growth and evolution. Oliver Sacks in An […]
For use when spontaneously bursting into song.
Willam is one talented ladyboy, no? And on wheels too. Damn.
Need a hit of gorgeous in your day? Feast your eyes on twenty-one images from Smithsonian Magazine’s 2012 Photo Contest posted on The Atlantic’s site. These are a few of the finalists. Want to see more? Head to Smithsonian Magazine. Then there’s this bit of awesome. See more finalists at Smithsonian Magazine’s 2012 Photo Contest […]
If you haven’t yet seen Leslie Morgan Steiner’s talk at TEDx, it’s sixteen minutes that may just change your life.
Thank you Kid President.
Andy Puddicombe reminds us of the importance of practicing mindfulness. If you insist on being ironically short on time, start at 6:10. “Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes” on TED