40 Photo-Illustrated Questions to Refocus Your Mind - StumbleUpon Asking the right questions is the answer… It’s not the answers you get from others that will help you, but the questions you ask of yourself. Here are 40 thought-provoking questions to help you refresh and refocus your thinking: Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. if you’re interested in reading even more inspiring, thought-provoking questions.Title photo by: Helga Weber For all other photo credits please refer to ThoughtQuestions.com Related 40 Questions Everyone is Afraid to Ask Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. April 13, 2012 In "Aspirations" 40 Questions that Will Quiet Your Mind Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers … because asking the right questions is the answer. August 5, 2015 In "Happiness" 25 Photo-Illustrated Reminders to Help You Find Happiness Happiness is the highest level of success.
Confessions 2012 Las Vegas, NV Interactive gallery installation in The Cosmopolitan that invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of the people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip. Amidst casinos, restaurants and bars, Chang invited passersby to write confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths. Some of the 1500+ confessions: I still love her two girlfriends and five years later, I’m scared I’ll die alone, I eat too much cheese, Came here married to one girl and left married to two girls, I sold heroin to my friend and it ruined his life, I stole over 15,000 from the company I work for, I like porn more than my husband does, I don’t know what I am doing and I’m running out of time. 2012, Las Vegas, NV.
Color Psychology by David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. Black Black is the color of authority and power. White Brides wear white to symbolize innocence and purity. Red The most emotionally intense color, red stimulates a faster heartbeat and breathing. The most romantic color, pink, is more tranquilizing. Blue The color of the sky and the ocean, blue is one of the most popular colors. Green Currently the most popular decorating color, green symbolizes nature. Yellow Cheerful sunny yellow is an attention getter. Purple The color of royalty, purple connotes luxury, wealth, and sophistication. Brown Solid, reliable brown is the color of earth and is abundant in nature. Colors of the Flag In the U.S. flag, white stands for purity and innocence. Food for Thought While blue is one of the most popular colors it is one of the least appetizing.
15 Amazing Paulo Coelho Quotes That will Change Your Life To those who don’t know who Paulo Coelho is, he is a famous brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is one of the most widely read authors in the world. His book The Alchemist has gone to sell more than 65 million copies worldwide, becoming one of the best selling books in history. So I’ve decided to make a list with the best Paulo Coelho Quotes. 1. 2.”When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Also Read: Why You Need To Man Up and Chase Your DreamsAlso Read: 50 Inspirational Quotes to Live ByAlso Read: How to optimize yourself for success
Be brave. Even if you're not, pretend to be. No... #random but #inspirational by @koqoo #kkoolook series by @koqoo 20 Awesome Celebrity Quotes Worth Sharing inShare46 There is a cognitive bias in psychology called the halo effect. Effectively it means that the more we admire and/or like somebody, the more we are likely to agree and align with something they say. Advertisers use it to great effect when paying huge sums to stars to promote their products. After all, if the latest hot celeb is wearing a product it must be worth buying, right? Politicians use it also, which is why few Obama fanatics can see his flaws and few GOP members can see his attributes. Sadly, some people take this celebrity worship to ridiculous lengths. One particular example was a celebrity quote from Lauren Conrad that went like this. “You can never make the same mistake twice. People flocked to re-pin this profound wisdom on Pinterest as though Conrad had discovered the very meaning of life itself. Unfortunately, very few of the repinners stopped to think, “Hang on a minute, isn’t this total bollocks?” 1. 2. But I also think it can be used on a more global level. 3. 4.
10 Simple Habits to Help You Become Happier According to the 2013 World Happiness Report, America is considered the 17th happiest country in the world. However, America is one of the few nations with freedom, equal rights and wealth. Why aren’t we happier? Start your journey to a happier you by incorporating these 10 easy habits into your life. 1. Stop Shopping Put down the plastic and step away from the cash register! Retail therapy is only a temporary fix to make you happy. 2. Make a mix playlist of your favorite songs and hit the gym. Ultimately, staying active can naturally cause you to feel more excitement and enthusiasm for daily activities. 3. It’s no doubt that this fruit is “top banana” when it comes to triggering happiness. 4. Denomination aside, attending church regularly can actually boost your mood.This simple hour can grant you time for reflection, causing you to put your worries and stresses on hold. 5. It goes without saying that lending a helping hand is a reward in itself. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
30 Things You Should Stop Putting Yourself Through If you really think about it how much effort do you put into routines, situations and people that are not actually benefitting your life? It’s time for a change. Here are 30 crucial things you need to stop doing to yourself: When you stop chasing the wrong things you givethe right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Here are some ideas to get you started: Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself | The Unbounded Spirit Most couples develop some bad habits over time that can wreak havoc on the relationship. 10 Things Every Couple Needs To Stop Doing Featured photo credit: d_oracle via photopin cc
Sentences that can change your life Holy crap, these entries from Nat Geo's 2012 Photo Contest are absolutely gorgeous Most of those pics are no accident. Lots of planning, discussing, moving, and waiting went into a few of these. e.g. the Black Drongo photographer tried for ten days, an hour each day, to get that picture. And I'll go further to say that quite a few of these people know their cameras inside and out, using the right settings to get the perfect pic. (probably the same with a processing program) I've got a certain picture I'm trying to create, and have visited the same location over 20 times to no avail. Sometimes you just have to be in the right place at the right time. Also, far off places and exotic animals help. What? SExpand Oh!
7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Life Truth hurts, but someone has to say it. Your life is what you make of it and the only person who can help you is yourself. If you’re ready to take personal responsibility and improve your life, I invite you to apply these seven harsh truths today. 1. If you are waiting for a knight in shining armor to gallop into your life and heal your broken heart, you will be waiting forever. 2. If you are waiting for the “right” time to do something — pursue self-employment, begin a fitness plan, dive into the dating pool, or move to a new town — you’re going to be waiting forever. 3. If you attempt to achieve an ambitious new goal, then it is possible that you will fall on your face while pursuing said goal. 4. Have you ever made a mistake so monumental that you wish you could go back in time and do it all over again? 5. Steve Jobs said it best, so I’m going to defer to him for this harsh truth: 6. 7. Talk to us I know truth hurts, but someone had to say it.
This Moment By Leo Babauta We all suffer, every day: worry, procrastination, anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, irritated, angry, frustrated, wishing things were different, comparing ourselves to others, worried we’re missing out, wishing other people would be different, feeling offended, loneliness, fear of failure, not wanting to do something, wishing we had less fat or bigger boobs or bigger muscles, angry at being controlled, wanting to find the perfect someone, wishing our partner was more perfect, stressed about finances, not wanting to think about problems, not knowing how to fix things, uncertain about choices, rushing from one task to the next, not liking our jobs. And yet, these problems are self-created. They’re real, but our tricky minds have created them. Try this, for a minute: let all of that go for a moment, and just pay attention to the physical things around you right now. See this moment as it is, without all the things you’re worried/frustrated/angry about. It is perfect, as it is.