Some months back, I attended a workshop with the acclaimed Harvard-trained biologist, practising psychologist, and best-selling author, Joan Borysenko. The workshop explored her studies in evolutionary narrative. With her unique blend of hard-core scientist and decades of study and practice in meditation, she has an abiding certainty in the mind-body connection, and how critical it is to marry a healthy mind to a vital body so we can become a meaningful presence in the world. Borysenko’s work in narrative is well renowned. As
Browsing category: Purpose
"Find out who you are and do it on purpose." Dolly Parton
"Fear doesn’t shut you down; it wakes you up."
Veronica Roth, Divergent
"If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it."
Samuel L. Jackson
"It's much better to do good in a way that no one knows anything about it.”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
"Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people."
"Who cares about winning? We should focus on serving."
"Life has a practice of living you, if you don't live it."
“Once you live a good story, you get a taste for a kind of meaning in life, and you can’t go back to being normal; you cant go back to meaningless scenes stitched together by the forgettable thread of wasted time.”
"Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart."