Who doesn’t love Winnie the Pooh, that “bear of little brain”? His wisdom has made me smile many times, and when I am feeling a little blue or need a little whimsey, tis always nice to read a little Winnie the Pooh – or anything by A.A. Milne – simple truths that apply to us no matter how old or
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When the mood or sky is gray, it’s nice to have some funny quotes to perk us up. These 200 + funny quotes are both inspirational and fun. This is a mixture of fun inspirational quotes are from world leaders, wise men long gone, comedians, scientists, visionaries, and, of course, Winnie the Pooh. Hope it brightens your day a bit.
“We will get through this and come out of it stronger, more united and ready to face any challenge together.” CAPTAIN TOM MOORE Watching Captain Tom Moore walk back and forth across the garden outside his flat, I am amazed by his resolve, his spirit, his power. He decided to begin a fundraising campaign for NHS Charities Together, a coalition
The Corona Virus has sparked a lot of great videos that not only showcase talent but provide for some comic relief in these days that bring headlines and news that is disturbing and depressing. We all appreciate those in the frontline, people that still have to go to work to take care of our needs and the needs of those
A lot of the greatest inspiration comes from the simplest stories, from childhood boks and stories, this short video by Neil Gaiman, is one such story. It is a beautiful reminder to all of us that have daughters or have ever been daughters, worth remembering and repeating.
I love children’s books – especially Dr. Suess who resonants with so many of us. He teaches optimism, tolerance, and so many wonderful lessons in his books. This video rendition by Burning Man of Oh, the Places You’ll G0 is a great inspirational view. Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! You have
Excerpt from the book SEEBEDO- See it! Be it! Do it!. Failure is not the opposite of success; it is part of success. You only fail if you do not try. If you try and fail, you will be in the company of some of the most successful people in history. Winston Churchill lost every election for public office until
We sometimes underestimate the power of gratitude. Gratitude is not merely saying “thank you”; it is a state of being. When you feel grateful, your spirits lift, your life is brighter, and you are happier. There are hundreds of things to be grateful for each day, little things, big things, everyday events and life changing events. Being grateful becomes easier
Sometimes it’s good to remember those things we were taught as small children, they still hold true today! All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the sand pile at school. These
I often find it difficult to motivate myself but motivation is important and there are ways that you can motivate yourself to get things done – even things that you would rather not do. The wonderful thing about motivation is that it is contagious. If you are motivated, you can motivate others and vice versa. When you are motivated, your
Love – we all want it – as much as we can get…The truth is that love is within us and around us and the more we love ourselves, the more we can love others. These quotes on love are not only great for Valentine’s Day but for the year round, whenever you want to expand your thoughts on love
Sometimes a few worry quotes can help me gain a perspective on things. Because I am a natural worrier, I have been told , “Don’t worry about it, things will work out,” that I often think it should be a personal mantra. Personally, I have decided to dispense with any worries that I cannot do anything about. The senselessness of
We all have unique abilities and talents. Whether we decide to use our ability is another matter altogether. Whether it is a natural ability or a learned one does not matter, how we use it does matter. The sad thing is that just having a talent or ability does not make it valuable or useful. There are literally hundreds of
This list of Thich Nhat Hanh quotes is just a taste of the wisdom and insight he has to offer. Thich Nhat Hanh is on my list of people I would like to meet. Born in 1926, he is still is providing guidance and insights on meditation and mindfulness and living a rich life grounded in peace and beauty to
Sometimes you just need something to lift you up – to put you in one of those light-hearted moods that were the earmarks of childhood.
Love is all around us if, you simply open your heart, your eyes, your mind to all love’s possibilities. Love is unlimited, both in object and manifestation. It is only limited by your personal definition of it. When you see love in the smallest and greatest of things, your world expands and your happiness grows greater. When you open your
We sometimes take our friendships for granted, these friendship quotes can help remind you of just how special your friendships are. Friendship is one of the most important parts of our lives – our friends are part of us, part of who we are and what we do. Countless books, songs, and poems have been written about friendship. Dating back