I have this poster hanging above my desk in the office. I really like it and think its words are powerful and inspiring but living by it is really hard for me as it takes a strength I don’t think I possess.
I’ve thought about taking it down and putting up a hang in there kitty poster instead but I will probably keep in up there as motivation to become a person who could live by it.
I was a little stressed this morning before taking my Secured Transactions final so I decided to play the chillout song by Ze Frank. Its a neat little song especially when you read the story behind it. If you are stressed out today maybe give it a listen and see if it helps.
In case you didn’t know WordPress.com does support embedding from Bandcamp
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
For those who don’t know Khalil Gibran is a pretty famous poet from my dad’s home country of Lebanon. He is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu. This quote is one of my favorites.
If you wish to converse with me, define your terms”.
I heard this quote today in class and I thinks it applies nicely to helping people understand WordPress. Word choice is very important when helping others and lately I’ve been trying harder to make sure that my word choice is not doing more harm than good.
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Life is about the people you meet, and the things you create with them so go out and start creating.
My absolute favorite part of the Holstee Manifesto and how I want to live my life in 2012
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
- Steve Jobs
Do what you love and don’t focus on money – life’s too short.
- Matt Mullenweg
I love this quote and it is how I try to live my life.
When I get sad, I stop being sad and be AWESOME instead. True story!
Barney Stinson (from How I Met Your Mother)