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7 Ways to Think like Leonardo da Vinci: The Guide to Everyday Genius.

What does it mean to be a genius? Is genius born or made — or both? How do you practice brilliancy? How do you cultivate aliveness? How do you develop your multiple talents, loves and abilities and how can you evolve in every aspect that amounts to the complex equation of You?

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5 Ways Writing can Save Your Life.

In the end, we write simply because we can’t help it. It’s a little bit like love. It’s not something you plan because it’s ‘good for you.’ It’s something you fall into because you’re made of the same material. So falling is your inevitable way of returning home… But if you want to know the top 5 ways writing can change (and save) your life, read on…

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Spring Cleansing 101 — 11 Tips to Help You Detox.

Spring is for opening. The whole of nature is back in business. And being a part of nature, your body wants to do the same. But first, you must let go of what is holding you back. Here are some symptoms that you may need a detox + 11 spring cleanse essentials that can be tweaked into your lifestyle to help you clean up your game.

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11 Superpowers You Didn’t Know You Had.

Extra-ordinary things don’t happen by chance. They happen to people bold enough to believe and attempt them. Awakening to your true nature is like a gentle hurricane. You have no idea how it started or how it found you — you just wake up one day in the burning heart of paradox and realize…

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5 Ways Writing can Save Your Life.

In the end, we write simply because we can’t help it. It’s a little bit like love. It’s not something you plan because it’s ‘good for you.’ It’s something you fall into because you’re made of the same material. So falling is your inevitable way of returning home… But if you want to know the top 5 ways writing can change (and save) your life, read on…

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Vegan Foodporn: Turmeric Brown Rice Superpowers.

I’m a great cook when not under pressure and the worst, unintentional pyromaniac when expectations point a gun at my head, demanding to be fed. Here are two delicious, versatile and spontaneous rice & salad ideas you can tweak it any way it suits you still make it taste like your last meal.

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29 Best Quotes About Writing: We Are Legion.

There is nothing like the feeling of being understood, seen, perceived in your uniqueness and complex simplicity. I’d kill (my ego) for the aha moment of supernatural connection with another human (or creature) that – for at least one brief, eternal second, suspended over the art and dust that we are – hears my tune, gets my story and understands the blood and gut and beauty of it all. To be reminded that doing what I love and loving what I do is worth it after all.

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30 Days of Writing — The Daily Muse.

“Writing is so difficult that I feel that writers, having had their hell on earth, will escape all punishment hereafter.” (Jessamyn West)
Daily inspiration, musings & updates on my progress during the 30-Day Writing Challenge.

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30 Days of Writing: Write Yourself Alive.

It’s easy to say No to people, things or activities that don’t interest you. But it’s the hardest thing in the world to refuse the good for the best. And you can only find the strength to do so, if you have a greater-than-you Yes, burning in your chest, which must express itself no matter what, even if costs you your smaller so-called life.

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5 Ways to Say I Love You Without Money.

There was a time when love and money hadn’t met. There was a time when we were free… or free-er. When people weren’t products, so to enjoy them, you didn’t need your wallet. When the first thought that came to mind to show someone how great and how deep and how true your love goes, was not “What should I get them?” but rather “What will I give them?”

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“I Want to Work Miracles.” Leonardo da Vinci’s Cover Letter — The Profile of a Genius.

How do you determine someone’s multiplicity and overall Renaissance spirit? What makes a person more “genius” or multi-dimensional than another? And most importantly, how do you cultivate this genius in your own life?

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How to Survive the End of the World.

“No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side. Or you don’t.”

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31 Magic Quotes to Summon Your Creative Genius.

Inspiration melts down your ice blocks, finds a way through your thickest walls, unlocks the doors you don’t have a key for and it helps you go beyond just believing and into your becoming. It’s the only way to affect, change or save any free-willed creature. So let’s get high on it for 15 minutes…

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Instructions for a Crappy Day: From Victim to Creator.

If we realign our life’s movie to be watched and lived from the director’s perspective, rather than just from a tired supporting actor’s missed takes, then every storm we have to walk through — whether a hurricane or just a sweet and timid rain — will be the “perfect” storm…

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A Letter I just Sent Myself from 2149.

In case this story we call Earth, this wonder we call Body, this day we call Love and this universe we call Mind should come to an abrupt end, I want you to know five, impossible, true things.
(I know how you love lists…)

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Evolution: 5 Bloody Lessons (I think) I Learned in 2013.

“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.”

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7 Things Writers Need to Get More Of.

The first and most important part of the Secret to Writing has nothing to do with writing, but everything to do with the life you will later put into writing. Think of yourself as a Novel, unfolding on the shelves of life. You’re not just a bunch of letters or sentences or paragraphs or pauses or rhythm or style put together; that’s surgery talk. You are the magical combination of all your parts aligned and interacting with each other at a specific time in history, in a unique, unrepeatable way…

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11 Superpowers You Didn’t Know You Had.

Extra-ordinary things don’t happen by chance. They happen to people bold enough to believe and attempt them. Awakening to your true nature is like a gentle hurricane. You have no idea how it started or how it found you — you just wake up one day in the burning heart of paradox and realize…

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Creative Rehab 101: How Creative Responsibility Will Save your Life.

Creativity is not a talent. It’s not a mood or a feeling, it is not art, a special ability or any other temporary state of mind reserved only for a a privileged few. Creativity is a modus operandi, our intrinsic individual ability to face and respond to the uncertainty and mysteries of our existence. It’s our essential birthright, our fuel for rebelling against decay, our irregular heartbeats and our mind’s engine. It is the basic force of life, a force that runs through you — yes, YOU — and every creature, living organism or any other material manifestation of the cosmos.

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7 Myths About Creativity.

“The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanely sensitive. To them, a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death. Add to this cruelly delicate organism the overpowering necessity to create, create, create, so that without the creating of music or poetry or books or buildings or something of meaning, their very breath is cut off. They must create, must pour out creation. By some strange, unknown, inward urgency they are not really alive unless they are creating.”

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30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die.

There is no truth other than your truth, as long as you exist. And you know how most doors are opened? Not by struggling to find the right keys. All you have to do is knock. So grab your journal. Turn this into a self-inquiry exercise. You’ll be surprised at all the subterranean world that comes out of you…

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