"The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at." Jesse Owens, Olympian
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"Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing." Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
Organisations can create this internal dilemma where their employees hear that the business wants them to make authentic connections, to bring more of their whole self to work and provide exemplary customer service. Yet the drive for greater efficiency, bigger profits and smarter innovations can cause behaviour that emphasises and even rewards selfish pursuits. At Made Better Human, we’re interested in making prominent again the very things that make our humanity shine. When we are at our best, the rest of life wins. The<br
“Just as you would not neglect seeds that you planted with hope that they will bear vegetables and fruits and flowers so you must attend to nourish the garden of your becoming.”
"The stories we tell literally make the world. If you want to change the world, you need to change your story. This truth applies both to individuals and institutions."
"We are always coming back to a place we have never yet reached.”
David C. Downing, Into the Region of Awe
A friend of mine has recently endured an arduous breakup. It’s a devastating story of major deceit and the misuse of kindness and love that left her a shadow of her former self. Her anticipation and joy at the burgeoning future she pictured in front of them as a couple was annihilated when she discovered some facts that changed everything about their relationship. She was determined not to allow this to destroy her and immersed her life into her work until one day that stopped helping. There was this niggling issue that was
"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are."
Bernice Johnson Reagon
"The world helps you to keep evolving." Hrithik Roshan
"The trick is growing up without growing old." Casey Stengel