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A Philosophy of Walking by Frédéric Gros
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Peace Is Every Step by Thích Nhất Hạnh
“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.”
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The Love Mindset by Vironika Tugaleva
“A healer is someone who seeks to be the light that she wishes she had in her darkest moments.”
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Consolations of the Forest by Sylvain Tesson
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A beautiful meditation on solitude, life and reading. Sylvain Tesson spends six months in a log cabin in Siberia, watching the seasons change from winter to spring to summer, with only the occasional drunken Russian fisherman for company and, in the ...more
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The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane
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Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
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Brave and honest, it kept me reading and reading. It is raw, but that it is what it makes it compelling. And it is the story of going from lost to found.
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
"I finished this book a couple of days ago, and have not been able to get it out of my mind. I was happily coming to Goodreads to give my glowing review, but was pretty annoyed at a few of the recent reviews, so I wanted to address that first. The..." Read more of this review »
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Joseph Campbell
“People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances with our own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.”
Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth

Eve Ensler
“…find freedom, aliveness, and power not from what contains, locates, or protects us, but from what dissolves, reveals, and expands us.

Eve Ensler, Insecure at Last

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“It is a happy talent to know how to play.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
tags: play

Joseph Campbell
“Follow your bliss.
If you do follow your bliss,
you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living
is the one you are living.
When you can see that,
you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open
where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.”
Joseph Campbell

Alan W. Watts
“This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”
Alan W. Watts

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