Just came across this great blog written by Wee Peng Ho which is packed with advice for a healthy, stress-less life.
And I found on there this list of inspirational quotes, so I thought I'd share my favourite two:
This one is simply stunning:
How is one to live a moral and compassionate existence when one is fully aware of the blood, the horror inherent in life, when one finds darkness not only in one’s culture but within oneself? If there is a stage at which an individual life becomes truly adult, it must be when one grasps the irony in its unfolding and accepts responsibility for a life lived in the midst of such paradox. One must live in the middle of contradiction, because if all contradiction were eliminated at once life would collapse. There are simply no answers to some of the great pressing questions. You continue to live them out, making your life a worthy expression of leaning into the light – Barry Lopez
Make "your life a worthy expression of leaning into the light" - Wow! That just says it all for me. Sends a wave of energy down my spine ...
And this one, on keeping it simple, from one of my all-time heroes (and featuring one of my favourite herbs!) :
However mean your life is, meet it and live it: do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts - Henry David Thoreau
And this wasn't on the list, but it's so brazen it makes the cut :
"... outstanding in the field of self discovery ..."
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