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Great Minds Discuss Ideas; Average Minds Discuss Events; Small Minds Discuss People

Globe: Viewing sunrise from outerspace

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. This is a quote commonly attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt. What does it mean though? Let’s start by defining “ideas,” “events,” and “people.” Discussing people here means to talk about a person, typically in a negative, gossipy way. Discussing events means to talk about the events...

How Do I Deal with Disillusionment with Life as I Grow Older?

Man on the cliff

“How do I deal with disillusionment as I grow older? Disillusionment in the sense that I now perceive the world to be a rather cold and harsh place, filled with people who only mind their own interests. This is in stark contrast with what I used to see the world as: a place with immense potential...

10 Meditation Tracks to Bring You Back to Nature

Meditation at the field

Did you know that being in nature can calm your mind, heal your body, and improve your mental functions? In a study by Japanese researchers, it was found that walking or staying in a forest (a practice known as forest bathing) decreased hostility and depression significantly while increasing liveliness significantly among participants.[1] A University of Michigan study found...

The Emotional Journey of Creating Anything Great [Infographic]

The Emotional Journey of Creating Anything Great [Infographic]

Are you working on something now and feeling the pain of the creation process? Today’s infographic shares the emotional journey that most people go through when trying to create something GREAT: Here are the phases of this journey: This is the best idea ever!! — When you just concocted an idea and you’re excited by this new goal This...

My 2016 in Review: Simplifying, Setting the Right Foundations

Celes coaching

Hey everyone! Following tradition, today I’m excited to share with you my year end review for 2016. My objectives are to let you know what I’ve been up to, share my plans for the new year, and hopefully inspire you to do the same. As we usher in the new year, I hope you can make time to review...