Article: Pharrell on Meditation, Stillness, Freedom of Mind, and Creativity

An interview with Grammy-winner Pharrell on how his creativity is strongest when he meditates, frees his mind, and has water close by.  Very interesting and insightful read.  Full article here. Excerpts: Pharrell’s creative… Continue reading

Article: What We Can Learn from Toddlers, Pausing and Listening before Responding

I really enjoyed this article from the Huffington Post’s “Third Metric” section on wellness and well-being.  Full article here. Favorite excerpts: Have you ever seen what toddlers do when life bumps up against… Continue reading

Project Note: Happiness is the Ability to Free Ourselves from the Obstacles to It

“No effort is required to define or even attain happiness, but enormous concentration is needed to abandon everything else.”     – Quentin Crisp, The Naked Civil Servant It’s in the moments of being able… Continue reading

Video: Whispers of Paradise, by Anuna

Thanks to Arianna Huffington’s Third Metric site for this “Daily Meditation”

Quote: Begin with Little Ones

“You aspire to do great things? Begin with little ones.” – Augustine of Hippo, 354 – 430 Have you ever had that urge to surprise someone with the ultimate gift but couldn’t quite… Continue reading

Quote: Happiness is Here and Now

“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.”     – Walt Whitman  

Video: Elevator Joy Bomb!

Happy Weekend!  Thanks to Soul Pancake for this very fun video :)

Take a Moment: for Personal Space

When we have work to do, things to catch up on, and responsibilities to take care of, it can feel like all these things are encroaching on our time and space, leaving us… Continue reading

Article: Do You Feel Like “Being Busy” is the In Thing?

Guy Kawasaki wrote a post recently that I liked about how we need to stop viewing “being busy” as the thing to be: “Our two main metrics for success are money and power,… Continue reading

Video: Arianna Huffington Talks with Ellen DeGeneres About Well-Being as the New Measure of Success

“I came up with this idea that we need this third metric of success, that includes our health and well-being first of all because if we sacrifice that what do we have, our… Continue reading