The free Self-Acceptance Summit provides video presentations by 31 leading experts in the field of self-acceptance and self-compassion, including Elizabeth Gilbert, Martha Beck, Marianne Williamson, Gabrielle Bernstein, JP Sears, Kristin Neff and many more. Elizabeth Gilbert is one of the presenters at the Self-Acceptance Summit. The Summit is produced by Sounds True, and the site notes: Best […]
As the photo caption notes, “Meditation and mindfulness are the new rage in Silicon Valley. And it’s not just about inner peace — it’s about getting ahead.” This is from the article: In Silicon Valley, Meditation Is No Fad. It Could Make Your Career by Noah Shachtman, Wired, 06.18.13. Here are some excerpts: “Chade-Meng Tan […]
“The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That’s guaranteed. I can’t begin to explain that. Or the craziness inside myself and everyone else.” Pat in Silver Linings Playbook, 2012. The movie was adapted for the screen by director David O. Russell, based on the novel The Silver Linings Playbook (2008) by Matthew […]
In his paper The Abnormal Psychology of Creativity, Steven James Bartlett writes…. Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, who was hospitalized several times for psychiatric illness, remarked: “A German once said to me: ‘But if you could rid yourself of many of your troubles.’ To which I replied: ‘They are part of me and my art. They […]
“Writing is so difficult, that if it doesn’t heal you in the doing of it it isn’t worth the trouble.”
That is a quote by massage therapist, author, artist and teacher Cynthia Waring.
In her book and one-woman play, both titled “Bodie…