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[Happiness is] knowing what your highest strengths are and deploying those in...– Martin Seligman, echoing Dan Dennett,in The Mind, which collects 15 years of insight from leading thinkers on understanding consciousness and the brain. (via explore-blog)
funnyordie: Zou Bisou Bisou Van Damme If you don’t watch this Mad Men/Kickboxer mashup, you’re just fighting yourself. they are never going to run out of these. and i’m really okay with that.
sleepyhonks: heart4rescue: Supermassive Black...
Entertainment Weekly: Presenting Conan O'Brien's... →
entertainmentweekly: Yes, Conan O’Brien works out. And this is what he listens to while he’s sweating: 1. Vampire Weekend, “A-Punk” 2. The Dovells, “You Can’t Sit Down” 3. Cheap Trick, “Dream Police” 4. The Raconteurs, “Steady, As She Goes” 5. Jay-Z, “99 Problems” 6. The Police, “So Lonely” 7….
jmg-lion: I’ve been working hard on my writing. This is my favorite thing I’ve done in years: docs.google.com/document/d/1gm… Please read and review. — John Gennaro (@jmglion) March 27, 2012
You must wake up every morning and choose to be happy. You gotta put on...– 14-year-old Khadim Diop at TEDxHarlem, echoing Alfred Hitchcock and millennia of science and philosophy.
Over-giving is not quite the same thing as generosity. Generosity is neither...– Confessions of an over-giver from the ever-brilliant Elizabeth Gilbert. Also see the story of George Price and his quest for the origin of altruism. (↬Rachel Held Evans)
the rebellion playlist
there is most definitely a story behind this playlist. normally i’d share the inspiration, but this time i’m keeping it to myself. ;) individually linked below, or check out the spotify playlist.* enjoy! “if you wanna” - the vaccines “rebellion (lies)” - arcade fire “my body (two door cinema club remix)” - young the giant “paris (ooh la...
long live the walls we crashed through i had the time of my life, with you...– taylor swift, “long live”
Things to worry about: Worry about courage Worry about Cleanliness Worry...– In a 1933 letter to his 11-year-old daughter Scottie, F. Scott Fitzgerald produced this poignant and wise list of things to worry, not worry, and think about – the best father’s advice since John Steinbeck’s letter to his son on falling in love. From F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Life in Letters.
little hurricane bring the heat to sxsw →
adore these guys, and they are about to explode. check out their interview with rolling stone, and then check them out live if you have a chance. thank me later.
I hope when i meet prince for the first time, he...
anthropologie: Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Sean Carey stripped their songs down to bare skeletons for this session at AIR Studios. It’s 24:45 of audible serenity. Via Julian Garcia | HT @jringenberg
ATTENTION EVERYONE. this is haley reinhart’s...
fun. f/janelle monae, “we are young (alvin...
2. Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper....– Six tips on writing from John Steinbeck, with the author’s own poetic disclaimer on why you shouldn’t listen to writing advice.
vulnerability is absolutely essential to wholehearted living… it is our most...– researcher-storyteller brené brown, author of the gifts of imperfection,at ted 2012. get a taste for her fascinating work on vulnerability with her 2010 tedxhouston talk. (via explore-blog)
the sxsw 2012 free songs post from spinner →
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if you knew my most listened to song in the past...
…you would TOTALLY judge me. but it’s making me smile, so i’m okay with that.
The Burning House: Rebecca Lawson →
theburninghouse: Name: Rebecca Lawson Age: 31 Location: San Diego, California Occupation: Attorney Website: thefortyseven.tumblr.com List: Quilt, handmade for me by my grandmother Carvin acoustic-electric guitar iPod, laptop, flash drive, Kindle and cell phone First editions of…
fairytales and the next best thing
“spent her whole life being graded on the sanctity of patience and a dumb appreciation but this story needs some mending and a better happy ending ‘cause i don’t want the next best thing.” - sara bareilles, “fairytale” i have been obsessively listening to sara bareilles’ album between the lines: live at the fillmore all week. kind of an amazing album. sara is well worth your listening time...