If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world.— Arianna Huffington
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Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred - it is the amphetamine of its believers.
Failure is not the opposite of success; it's part of success.
The economic game is not supposed to be rigged like some shady ring toss on a carnival midway.
There's no love more intense than the love we have for our kids - and where there is intense love, there is also intense fear lurking beneath the surface.
We take better care of our smartphone than ourselves.
We know when the battery is depleted and recharge it
Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.
The first step toward changing the world is to change our vision of the world and of our place in it.
There is a purpose to our lives, even if it is sometimes hidden from us, and even if the biggest turning points and heartbreaks only make sense as we look back, rather than as we are experiencing them. So we might as well live life as if - as the poet Rumi put it - everything is rigged in our favor.
Naysayers have little power over us - unless we give it to them.
Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.
Fearlessness is not the absence of fear.
It's the mastery of fear. It's about getting up one more time than we fall down.
But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you're afraid.
Success is not a straight line, it's much more of a dance and being open to possibilities.
America being behind France in upward mobility is a little bit like France being behind America in Croissants and Afternoon Sex.
Living in a state of gratitude is the gateway to grace.
Ninety nine percent of the time it's not urgent and to create a culture where you are constantly plugged in and expected to be always-on is to create a culture of burnout.
Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.
I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt, working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
The essence of leadership is being able to see the iceberg before it hits the Titanic.
What's the third metric beyond money and power? I think it's a combination of wellbeing and wisdom. Because the problem also with defining success just in terms of money and power means that people feel that they have to work around the clock, burn out, and the result is people making terrible decisions.
Clearly drive, IQ, and hard work are incredibly important.
But ultimately what matters most is resilience--the ability to quickly rebound from failures, indeed to see failure as a stepping stone to success.
The journey toward self-discovery is life's greatest adventure.
Fearlessness is the mother of reinvention.
Failure is not the opposite to success, it's a stepping stone to success.
If our primary goal is to be approved of, then we are not going to take risks, we are not going to speak out, we are going to try to blend in.
Being fearless doesn't mean living a life devoid of fear, but living a life in which our fears don't hold us back
Liberation is an evershifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises.
The current male-dominated model of success - which equates success with burnout, sleep deprivation, and driving yourself into the ground - isn't working for women, and it's not working for men, either.
If we don't know ourselves, our essence, where our true power comes from, we will believe our power comes from collecting victories, trophies, money, or recognition. And these are all fine, but it's not ultimately what life is about. When we think it is, we really waste our greatest possibilities.
It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities . . .
Creating the culture of burnout is opposite to creating a culture of sustainable creativity. This is something that needs to be taught in business schools. This mentality needs to be introduced as a leadership and performance-enhancing tool.
Our most meaningful relationships are based on a longing for expansion rather than a preoccupation with comfort and security. To live exuberantly-to fully know and be fully known by another-we must be prepared to illuminate the dark spots in our most intimate relationships and in our selves.
Meditation is not about stopping thoughts, but recognizing that we are more than our thoughts and our feelings.
It's time for our business and political leaders to help redefine morality beyond sex, drugs, and rock and roll to include lying, hypocrisy, and callous indifference to those in need.
There are almost no worldly signals reminding us to stay connected to the essence of who we are, to take care of ourselves along the way, to reach out to others, to pause to wonder, and to connect to that place from which everything is possible.
Don't wait until you're not afraid of something to do it.
Do it despite the fear and you'll start to develop a 'fearlessness muscle'.
It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes.
We don’t have to wait until we move or change jobs to change our lives.
Nor do we have to wait for large-scale, upstream change. We can initiate change right now. There are endless starting points.
It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species.
At the moment, our society’s notion of success is largely composed of two parts: money and power. But it’s time for a third metric, beyond money and power - one founded on well-being, wisdom, our ability to wonder, and to give back.
It matters, it matters very much, what each of us chooses to do.
The journey toward self-discovery and self-knowledge is not only life's highest adventure, but also the only way to transform society from one based on self-centeredness and compulsory compassion to one based on service and mutual responsibility.
The middle class is teetering on the brink of collapse just as surely as AIG was in the fall of 2009 - only this time, it's not just one giant insurance company (and its banking counterparties) facing disaster, it's tens of millions of hardworking Americans who played by the rules.
Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an afterlife.
What preoccupies us is the way we define success.
If you see your life purely in terms of money and power, then everything in your life becomes about 'Am I getting ahead?' and that is truly a barbaric way to live, because it eliminates huge chunks of our humanity.
Increasingly, staying in the middle class - let alone aspiring to become middle class - is becoming a game of chance.
I think people are attracted to The Huffington Post's blend of up-to-the-second news and thoughtful opinion, delivered with an attitude. Plus, I think they enjoy that we cover so many different things - from politics and entertainment to style and satire. There is always something interesting to read and think about - and even to laugh at.
Whether we regard the Women's Liberation movement as a serious threat, a passing convulsion, or a fashionable idiocy, it is a movement that mounts an attack on practically everything that women value today and introduces the language and sentiments of political confrontation into the area of personal relationships.
For a hot-shot CEO taking over a troubled company, mass firings are the ultimate quick fix, the accounting equivalent of crack: cheap, easy to score, instantly gratifying, and highly addictive.
I come from a Greek household. My mother wouldn't let the FedEx man come in without eating.
Those who have matured spiritually, now put service to others at the center of their quest and of their lives.