Quote: on coming alive

“Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman *** One of my favourite people told me today that she sees me as a “PowerFrau”. That translates literally as “power woman”, but kind of […]

Quote – regrets

I would much rather have regrets about not doing what people said, than regretting not doing what my heart led me to and wondering what life had been like if I’d just been myself. – Brittany Renée (Just to fill a bit of the gap before I finally post one of the million half-finished posts […]

Quote – busy but barren – Sokrates

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life”. – Socrates* I have been, and indeed still am, stupidly  busy for a month or so  – as witnessed by the emergence of a barren wasteland on this blog. “This too shall pass”* I will hopefully be back to writing semi-regularly in a year or so (maybe earlier […]

Quote – On finding oneself

Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery. – Matthew Arnold That sounds like the best sort of resolution…. (I found the quote here. Ray’s Daily is full of awesome quotes and inspiring passages – go and see for yourself :))

On taking criticism – or not…

“You can’t take criticism, can you?!” How are you supposed to answer that?! I guess I can’t. I can’t answer the question and I don’t handle criticism well. Not the mean kind and often not the wellmeaning. I think it’s like the saying: “It’s not what they say, or even what they do. It’s how […]