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A little integrity is better than any career. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tuesday Overnight Open Thread (2/7/17) Not Your Parent's Edition

Quotes of The Day Quote I "Children are our most valuable resource." — Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States Quote II "A child is a curly dimpled lunatic." — Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet Quote III "It's the greatest...

Agree? “Life is a Train of Moods Like a String of Beads,” or, “We Bring Our Own Weather to the Picnic.”

“Life is a train of moods like a string of beads, and as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue, and each shows only what lies in its focus.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson In other words,...Show More Summary

Exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Sam Durant opens at Blum & Poe

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Blum & Poe presents Build Therefore Your Own World, an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Sam Durant. The title is excerpted from a Ralph Waldo Emerson essay. Durant continues his excavation of marginalized American histories, unearthing counter storylines to the historical canon. Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About the Next Bachelor, Nick Viall

As countless Instagram posts and the ghost of Ralph Waldo Emerson can both attest, life is about the journey, not the destination. But what happens if you are a man who has been on not one, not two, but three capital-J Journeys to find love? Is it possible to reach one's ... More »

A Recipe For Healthy Holidays: 14 Key Ingredients

By Susan Blumenthal, M.D. and Katherine Perez As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “the first wealth is health.” While reflecting on what we are most thankful for this holiday season, let’s remember the importance of good health. Though...Show More Summary

My Tiny Oak Forest by Allen Bush

3 months agoHobbies / Gardening : Garden Rant

  The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. –Ralph Waldo Emerson I’m not giving into global warming or to Donald Trump. I’m planting acorns. I won’t live to see my oaks grow into a thick forest canopy, but time’s a wasting. Regardless of the president-elect’s head-in-the-sand claim that he doesn’t believe in […]

The Great Dying That Is to Come

Ralph Waldo Emerson opened his essay “Nature” by inviting us to imagine how differently we would view the stars if they were revealed for only one night in every thousand years. “How would men believe and adore,” he wrote, “and preserve...Show More Summary

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes That’ll Leave You Speechless

1. To be great is to be misunderstood. – Ralph Waldo Emerson 2. To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson 3. Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss. – Ralph Waldo […]

Tim Berresheim's latest show at Meliksetian Briggs revels in the eclectic and the oddball

6 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Ralph Waldo Emerson famously linked “foolish consistency” and “the hobgoblins of little minds,” saying that such thinking was “adored by little statesmen and philosopher and divines.” Tim Berresheim’s third solo show at Meliksetian Briggs in Los Angeles embraces inconsistency like nobody’s business,...

Erica Reid on Myofascial Release: Relief for Scar Tissue, Fibromyalgia, Trauma, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Neck Pain and Back Pain

What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Erica Reid attended one of my workshops wherein I mentioned a long scar on my leg as a result of having a Zickel Nail...Show More Summary

Sam Durant creates a structure on-site in the North Field near Old Manse

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Old Manse is a National Historic Landmark built in 1770 and former home and gathering place for politicians, deep thinkers, and transcendentalists including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Sam Durant, known for his multimedia...Show More Summary

Inspiration from Pat Summitt, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Ralph Waldo Emerson on success “To laugh often...Show More Summary

Student Loan Defaults: Follow The Money?

It was Ralph Waldo Emerson who said in 1847 that "[c]onsistency is the hobgoblin of little minds." While the phrase might be a cliché these days, in today's highly partisan, gridlocked Washington, DC, consistency characterizes both political...Show More Summary

Augmented Urban Reality

In their book “The Intellectual Versus the City,” published in 1962, Morton and Lucia White pointed out that from Thomas Jefferson to Ralph Waldo Emerson to Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s brainiac class has generally regarded cities with fear and distaste. Show More Summary

Sex Sizzles In The Summer

"The earth laughs in flowers."-- Ralph Waldo Emerson An idyllic summer evening in nature evokes a smorgasbord of sights, smells, and sounds--golden sunsets, chirping crickets, light shows by blinking fireflies, and wafts of floral perfumes. Show More Summary

How Stoicism’s Principles Can Help You Transform Your Financial Life

Some of you may remember that, a few years ago, I wrote a three part series on Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay Self-Reliance. I read it for the first time almost twenty years ago and not only has it had a tremendous impact on my life ever since, it’s also triggered a lifelong interest in philosophy and how it can impact how I choose to live my life. Show More Summary

The Art of Being Easily Fascinated

Note: This is a guest post from Joel at Joel Zaslofsky.  “The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson Who comes to mind when you think of someone who’s easily amused? For me, it’s Stew – a great friend I met in college and still admire. Just […]

Ralph Waldo Emerson and Donald Trump: Will Power Educate the Potentate?

Bedeviled by Donald Trump, a populist, hardball Republican presidential nominee, Americans need as rarely before, the political wisdom of their sages. The institutional protections of check and balance government are fundamental but not sufficient to deter demagogic outcomes. Show More Summary

EXPERIMENTING FOR A LIFE OF EXCELLENCE

Photo: Nepal Hiking Team "All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson I love when I see people happy and excited. I enjoy when I see folks make a decision and go after their dreams. I rejoice when people accept the lessons adversities teach and use them to move forward. Show More Summary

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