Brain food

So I get my mental straight, write my problems til the pencil breaks, therapeutic, if it puts me in a better place I gotta do it, instead of losing myself I found music.

- Baker Boy

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.

- Alvin Toffler

The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our sense to grow sharper.

- W.B. Yeats

We overeat, not because we enjoy food too much; it is because we don’t enjoy it enough.

- Charles Eisenstein

Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before–more sorry, more

- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.

- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art.

- Madonna

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.

- Jim Carrey

Writing is not an escape. It’s a way I connect to myself, to get to know myself better.

- Guadalupe Nettel

There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying yes to our entire imperfect and messy life.

- Tara Brach 

This very moment is the perfect teacher, and, lucky for us, it’s with us wherever we are.

- Pema Chödrön

Let’s start by taking a smallish nap or two.

- Winnie the Pooh

By taking just a few extra seconds to stay with a positive experience – even the comfort in a single breath – you’ll help turn a passing mental state into lasting neural structure.

- Dr Rick Hanson

While many silently suffer inside a suit of shining armour, the truly courageous take off their armour and allow themselves to be vulnerable.

- Mindarma

I feel the 21st century is another new age. Not only can we collaborate again with nature, we have to. It is an emergency.

- Bjork

May I be peaceful, may I be safe, may I know that I am enough just as I am.

- Mindarma metta meditation

Nurturing your own development isn’t selfish. It’s actually a great gift to other people.

- Dr Rick Hanson

Time doesn’t heal all wounds, but it does give the tools to endure them.

- Leigh Sales, Any Ordinary Day

Rarely, if ever, are any of us healed in isolation. Healing is an act of communion.

- Bell Hooks

Like the lines on your face, the answer is here, and the light in your eyes, don’t hide it away, like the dots on the shells, they shine.

- Yothu Yindi