Archive for the ‘HAPPINESS’ Category

“…a city has to take the long view, the view for the common good.” Amanda Burden What is it that attracts people into a once rundown, derelict urban area? What will make businesses once again invest there? TED talk by Amanda Burden [18 mins] Amanda Burden – The creator of the High Line walk way […]


“Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.” TED TED Talk – My stroke of insight Filmed Feb 2008 [15,245,401 views to date May 2014] Taylor’s […]


“The heart is what is important.” There is nothing more vulnerable, nothing more corruptible than the human mind; nor is there anything as powerful, steadfast and ennobling. Daisaku Ikeda ● Quote by Buddhist Philosopher Daisaku Ikeda LINK – Daily Quotes LINK – Life Potential Photograph by Van Gysen of Grant Twiggy Baker. Cape Town .


TAKE Action for the survival of sharks, tuna, whales & many other threatened and endangered species..[not to mention what’s happening to coral reefs [food/protection for the bottom of the food chain ocean living things] and as for plankton, the absolute start of the food chain – teetering at deaths door…cose of rising temperatures of oceans/seas […]


Whether in life or in a specific undertaking, there will undoubtedly be times when you achieve genuine progress, only to come up against a wall or feel yourself regressing. There will be times when you just need to stop and rest. Such are the vicissitudes inherent to any struggle. When you challenge to achieve something, […]


It takes courage to become happy — courage to remain true to one’s convictions, courage not to be defeated by one’s weaknesses and negativity, courage to take swift action to help those who are suffering. ●Daily Quote by Buddhist Philosopher Daisaku Ikeda Photo by Christian Frölich – “Sand Landscapes” [Flickr] LINK – Daily Quotes .


The Alexander Technique a method of personal education which involves self awareness and releasing muscular tension. This excessive tension slowly accumulates over many years of stressful living and often starts in childhood and if left unchecked, can give rise later in life to common ailments such as arthritis, neck and back pain, migraine, hypertension, sciatica, […]


How aware are we of our own inner life, our spirituality—something so intangible yet so priceless? How much effort do we make to perceive that which is not obvious, which can neither be seen nor heard? I believe the exploration and enrichment of the human spirit is what determines our very humanity. Such enrichment provides […]


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