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60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again. When we were young life was easier, right?

60 Ways To Make Life Simple Again

I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only difference is we’re older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves. You see, when we were young we saw the world through simple, hopeful eyes. As we grew older our minds became gradually disillusioned by negative external influences. As a result, we ate comfort food and drank alcohol to numb our wounds and fill our voids. Over the course of time, we made our lives more and more difficult, and we started losing touch with who we really are and what we really need. So let’s get back to the basics, shall we? Life is not complex. Don’t try to read other people’s minds. Oh, and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Photo by: Luis Fabres. (Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind.

Now and then when we need a little Inspiration we often reach for a daily quote or motivational video.

(Images) 56 Inspirational Picture Quotes That Will Motivate Your Mind

So I decided to share 56 of my favorite picture quotes, share them with your friends or plaster them on your wall and desktop for your daily Inspiration. The Best Teacher I Ever Had. Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Extracted from Reader's Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48.

The Best Teacher I Ever Had

(From: Dr Leong Hon Wai (梁汉槐), SOC, NUS, Singapore; To: All my students;) url: Mr. Whitson taught sixth-grade science. How I Changed My Life, In Four Lines. ‘What saves a man is to take a step.

How I Changed My Life, In Four Lines

Then another step.’ ~C. S. Lewis By Leo Babauta Changing your life can seem an incredibly tough and complicated thing, especially if you’ve failed a great number of times (like I did), found it too hard, and resigned yourself to not changing. But I found a way to change. And I’m not any better than anyone else, not more disciplined, not more motivated. I’ve written about them many times, but realized they’re spread out all over the site. Here is how I changed my life, in a nutshell. tl;dr The four lines you’re looking for are at the bottom. How I Started Running In 2005 I was sedentary, and couldn’t for the life of me figure out how to make exercise a regular habit.

50 Lessons I wish I had learned earlierFamily on Bikes. Welcome to our blog!

50 Lessons I wish I had learned earlierFamily on Bikes

Here you'll find bits and pieces of wisdom learned from cycling 17,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina together as a family. Hope it inspires you to live your dream! My book about our journey, Changing Gears, is now released! Read a preview here Now that I’m old and gray (but not quite in my rocker yet!) 19 Things To Stop Doing In Your 20s. 7 Basic Things You Won't Believe You're All Doing Wrong.

If you're like us, you might sometimes have a problem with complex tasks, like trying to drive an ambulance and send a text message at the same time.

7 Basic Things You Won't Believe You're All Doing Wrong

But hey, at least most of us have figured out the simplest things that get us through the day, right? Except, you know, some of the simple things we've done every day of our lives, like ... What could be simpler than taking a good crap? Even babies are good at it. You might be surprised, then, to find out that even those of us who can burp without throwing up get this wrong every single day. The one who just threw up on the other one's shoulder is better at pooping. Chances are the pooping facility nearest you is a sitting toilet, a relatively recent invention that flushed its way into mankind's heart with the advent of indoor plumbing in the 19th century. GettyFuture toilets will exist just to kill us. So how the hell are we meant to do it?

Before You Judge Others... 45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old. The girl who silenced the world for 5 minutes. How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author. Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1.

How To Treat Others: 5 Lessons From an Unknown Author

First Important Lesson - "Know The Cleaning Lady" During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions, until I read the last one: "What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school? " Surely this was some kind of joke. "Absolutely," said the professor. I've never forgotten that lesson. 2. One night, at 11:30 p.m., an older African American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rainstorm. A young white man stopped to help her, generally unheard of in those conflict-filled 1960s.

She seemed to be in a big hurry, but wrote down his address and thanked him.