How The Morning Pages Shape My Creativity | Guest Article

Written by: Melinda J. Irvine In writing this piece, Melinda shared 10 inspiring quotes from Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way” to help you on your spiritual path to higher creativity. Every morning after waking I hand-write three pages of stream-of-consciousness type notes into my journal — The Morning Pages. They are a direct channel to my creativity,…

Two Words That Are Enough

Last Friday I was on my way home from work and as I sat comfortably in my car, my mind started to wander to about 9 years ago where I was waiting to catch the first of five taxis to get from university to home. In my country, catching a taxi is often quite a…

My Top 10 Inspirational Quotes

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did.” —Mark Twain “I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decisions.” —Stephen Covey “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” —Alice…

Do Opposites Truly Attract When it Comes to Love?

We hear it all the time — ‘Opposites Attract’ — but does this truthfully apply when it comes to love? Can two people who are completely different last a lifetime with each other? Consider the quiet straight-A girl who sits at the front of the class attracted to the party boy who misses every class…

6 Choices That Will Completely Change Your Life

Many people settle for a life they don’t wish for. They believe it’s how their lives were meant to be and there’s no way out. The way our life pans out comes down to the choices we make. Every single day we are bombarded by these choices — yes or no, water or soda.  They determine the…

Preventing Someone from Cheating on You

One of the most absurd things I heard recently was that a friend of mine has an app on his wife’s phone that tracks her exact location and constantly informs him of her whereabouts so that she doesn’t cheat on him. I was hoping the app was for safety reasons, but turns out it was…

Do We Really Become What We Think About?

Last Saturday morning I woke up to a gorgeous view with my love –- the trees were gently swaying in the cool morning air, and as the sun made its way up the horizon the sound of chirping birds peacefully filled the atmosphere. We sat on the balcony and looked down into the distant ocean…

My Top 10 Quotes on Kindness and Compassion

The acts of Kindness and Compassion are very much underestimated. In his book – The Art of Happiness — the Dalai Lama XIV explained that the key to happiness is practicing kindness and compassion. Here are my favourite quotes on these. Enjoy! “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you…

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