The Disease of Being Busy

Below was posted by OMID SAFI (@OSTADJAAN) on ON BEING with Krista Tippett. It spoke to me and summarises what I see every day. I hope it touches you too. Please read on and do not forget to put down your comments. BY OMID SAFI (@OSTADJAAN),  COLUMNIST I saw a dear friend a few days ago. … Continue reading The Disease of Being Busy


Being Too Busy

Being busy can mean going in circles and running on the spot without attendant progress. The frenetic pace of this present world had taken out of us the ability to listen, touch , be caught up in wonder and being compassionate and emphatic. What have we replaced these with? Hatred and discrimination

This Way Up

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”
― Socrates

Busy – So damned busy!  It seems like everyone I speak to  recently is saying the same thing. Too damned busy. Argggghhh! The way it manifests for me is that I feel chaos in my brain.  I feel like there isn’t enough room in my brain for everything that I need to keep track of. I keep telling people that I wish I had that little tool that Dumbledore used in Harry Potter, the pensieve. Well not the pensieve itself, which is the shallow stone or metal basin used to review memories; but instead the tool, the little crochet hook thing itself that Dumbledore uses to take the thoughts and memories out of his head. He explains:

I use the Pensieve. One simply siphons the excess thoughts from one’s mind, pours them into the basin, and examines them at one’s…

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are mistakes part of YOUR life?

“I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.”―Igor Stravinsky Learn from other people's mistakes. Life is too short to make them all yourself.-Sam Levenson My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make … Continue reading are mistakes part of YOUR life?

10 Rules For Success

Success is what ALL of us wants. It is as different as the varieties we have in this world. What is success to someone is failure to another but as we journey on in this world, what can we do to bring success into our life and leave this happy that we have impacted on others? Read on in this reblogged post

Jay Colby

I have always been infatuated with successful people. I constantly read about their processes, habits, philosophies, behaviors, and what influenced their success. Not only do I find it motivating, but by understanding how and why successful people do what they do. As I have researched over the past few months I came to realization that success has many different definitions depending on who you ask so I combined a list of ten rules that successful people live and breathe by.

  1. Love The Process:

Everyone loves the end result of success i.e. money, notary or fame that comes with success. But often times to get to this level we have to love what we do. If you truly love what you are doing then it will be easy to put in all the hard work and sacrifice required to be successful.

  1. Don’t Limit Yourself:

Generally without even realizing we limit ourselves…

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YOU, a snake on the rock?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “What you do teaches faster, and has a lasting impression, far beyond what you say.” ― T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence" “Impression, not oppression determines the real life of a real person.” ― Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See … Continue reading YOU, a snake on the rock?