OLIVER SACKS - GRATITUDE

‘‘I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have given something in return; I have read and traveled and thought and written. I have had an intercourse with the world, the special intercourse of writers and readers.

Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.”

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EVERY DAY REFLECTIONS:

1940s. Duane Elgin. “The intention of voluntary simplicity is not to dogmatically live with less. It’s a more demanding intention of living with balance. This is a middle way that moves between the extremes of poverty and indulgence.”

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REFLECTIONS: LIVING MORE SUSTAINABLY- THROUGH ZEN HABITS

Reflections - The beauty of this is that everyone’s essential needs are entirely different – there are no rules as to what brings you happiness and what are your grounding essential needs to create harmony & balance.

  Ultimately choices have to be sustainable for yourself to ensure they last and feel possible, every day small choices form a difference, within yourself & for the planet. 

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