Inspiration

Posted by YOGANONYMOUS on September 25, 2013 in Inspiration
~ By Susanna Harwood Rubin For the first few years of my teaching I would write out my notes for each class meticulously, including, theme, sequencing, and an account of whatever myth or story I might be sharing that day. At one point, I had another teacher ask me, “Do you still need do that?“ The truth was I rarely looked at my notes once they were written, even though I usually had them...
Posted by Karina on September 20, 2013 in Inspiration
Maybe it's that back-to-school feeling that's engrained in our DNA, but the arrival of that first cool autumn breeze always envigorates in me an admittedly-nerdy desire to break out a new palette of books for the bedside table. Armed with a thin-tipped pen and mini Sharpie highlighter, I divide the new stash of tomes into subway-sized fare (those with pithy enough pages to digest something...
Posted by Guest Scribe on September 19, 2013 in Inspiration
Is it just me, or do we all long for the days when it was completely acceptable to finger paint for the afternoon and play dress up alone in the basement while your mother listened to Celine Dion and vacuumed the house? Okay so maybe it wasn’t Celine, and maybe it was your father, and maybe you had other hobbies that you chose to engage in, but seriously, were those not the best days ever?! When...
Posted by admin on September 13, 2013 in Inspiration
How do you know what's working and what's not?  Terry McBride shares a unique approach to discerning what is effective about an idea, and how to generate new ideas in this interesting Speakeasy lecture from Whister 2012. If you've toyed with the idea of creating a business, or have recognized ways another business could better serve their customers, Terry's lecture offers great insight into...
Posted by Abbey Ley on September 12, 2013 in Inspiration
Music, art, and love for festivals are in my blood. My dad worked in radio, and as a child I was always psyched to tag along to jazz and art festivals he emceed. At home, I had his ever-growing vinyl collection to rifle through. I found myself becoming very interested in music, and also really intrigued by album artwork. Both of these interests led me to study graphic design in Pittsburgh, where...
Posted by admin on September 5, 2013 in Inspiration
Feeling stuck in a situation and don't know how to gracefully disentangle yourself?  Or maybe there is a project you've wanted to start, but haven’t found the courage to begin. In this Speakeasy from Whistler 2012, Danielle LaPorte shares a means of igniting action by rekindling your passion, and finding your own way to achieve your ambitions. Danielle began her talk by explaining the...