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Strategies for Self-Compassion

Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of the New England Transcendentalists, was very influential for me as a teenager. I have found many of his essays and aphorisms to be very useful, both personally and professionally. The one pearl I have gotten the most mileage out of is from his essay Love, written in 1841: “Each man […]

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ?Ralph Waldo Emerson Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of everything that distracts us from it. It requires a conscious decision. It is a counter-cultural lifestyle that stands against the culture of […]

Easing The Way — Venus Enters Cancer

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. That is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Venus transitions from tropical Gemini to tropical Cancer at 10:06 am EDT... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!

The Unexpected Key to Loving Others

"Stand guard at the portal of your mind." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson We all know that love is a powerful emotion that has the ability to lift us up, inspire us and make us feel at peace. Studies show that being in love can actually lower your blood pressure and protect against heart disease. Show More Summary

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. – Ralph... The post It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson appeared first on Lifehack.

Self-Affirmation: A Simple Exercise that Actually Helps

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Did you know that you are a storyteller? We all have stories of ourselves formed by life experiences and relationships. We tell ourselves these stories, and we reveal the details of these stories to others through our words and […]

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For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail? - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

2 months agoOdd : HiLobrow

He charges us to commit to the world's relentless unsettling.

Could Oklahoma's Death Penalty Become the Lethal-Injection Alpha and Omega?

"The shot heard 'round the world." Ralph Waldo Emerson used the phrase in his "Concord Hymn" to refer to the start of the American Revolution. Then it was used to describe the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which launched the globe into its first world war. Show More Summary

A Man of Marked Eccentricities

If you’re a professor or mentor, it’s the time of year you should expect to be hit up for recommendation letters. You can find inspiration in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s recommendation letter for Walt Whitman, when the latter was seeking government employment despite his controversial poetry. “He is known to me as a man of strong […]

Book News: Was A Belgian Policeman The Real-Life Hercule Poirot?

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: Ralph Waldo Emerson's 1863 letter of recommendation for a job-seeking Walt Whitman; an interview with Peggy McIntosh, who wrote about "white privilege."

14 Highly Successful People Who Prioritize A Good Night's Sleep

“Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two.” American transcendentalist thinker Ralph Waldo Emerson shared these words of wisdom long before modern science proved the many reasonsShow More Summary

Guest Post: When Will Capitalism Come To Wall Street?

Submitted by Omid Malekan via Visual Stories blog, Ralph Waldo Emerson once said “Doing well is the result of doing good. That’s what Capitalism is all about,” and nowhere is this description more embraced than on Wall Street. There,...Show More Summary

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Wally Bock: By and about leaders. The Hammock Papers has an important thought by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Sippican Cottage, who knows furniture making, looks at "Un Trabajo Feliz." Political Calculations looks at the real estate market. Crazy Russian Hacker on how to cook bacon. Show More Summary

When Safety Rallies, Pay Attention

By Michael A. Gayed: "In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed." - Ralph Waldo Emerson This continues to be a tale of two markets for many investors and traders. While the S&P 500 (SPY) rose last week, certain industry groups and momentum names have gotten clobbered, most notable Biotech (IBB) and Social Media (SOCL). Show More Summary

What Lies Behind Us

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson The post What Lies Behind Us appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

How to Hold an Unpopular Opinion

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson There are no unanimous opinions. Beliefs held by 100% of the population are not called opinions, they are called facts. And other than the most elementary truths (2+2=4, the sky is blue), 100% belief in […]

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No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ethanol Prices: Cause And Effect

By Dave Allen: Cause and effect are two sides of one fact. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson Ethanol prices are spiking. The continuous contract price is up 62% since January 27th and at its highest level since November 2011. In environments like...Show More Summary

Manchester United Supporters Will Lift Their Club To One More Night Of European Glory

4 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ? Ralph Waldo Emerson Manchester United is staring at what could be its last Champions League home match for some time when it … Continue reading ? Manchester United Supporters Will Lift Their Club To One More Night Of European Glory is a post from World Soccer Talk.

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