9 Learnings by Maria Popova

As you run through this finish line of a workweek we call Friday – out of breath and tired because of the hard work and impact you have made – here is a little perspective that may be worth investigating. While I don’t read every article from Brain Pickings, this one is a great summary from the author on what he has captured in his 9 year journey of writing this blog. Below are the bullet point highlights, but I encourage you to visit the link below to read and reflect on each. They each have a power to them that I know I can appreciate and strive to better myself.

9 Learnings from 9 Years of Brain Pickings

  1. chiemsee-243701_1920Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind.
  2. Do nothing for prestige or status or money or approval alone.
  3. Be generous.
  4. Build pockets of stillness into your life.
  5. When people try to tell you who you are, don’t believe them.
  6. Presence is far more intricate and rewarding an art than productivity.
  7. Expect anything worthwhile to take a long time.
  8. Seek out what magnifies your spirit.
  9. Don’t be afraid to be an idealist.


Have a great Friday and a fabulous, refreshing weekend!

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