Inspiring archive for 2015-02-13

Savor Discipline: Merge the Interests of Your Future & Present Selves

(5 years ago)
By Leo Babauta There’s a conflict that often happens when we try to be disciplined about something: I want that cinnamon roll right now, but I know I’ll regret it later. Which interest should win out: your future self, who doesn’t want you to get fat and unhealthy … or your present self, who doesn’t […]

Hot Portraits by Sergio Lopez

(5 years ago)
Sergio Lopez, born in 1983, is a graduate of the Academy of Art in San Francisco – and is an exemplary painter in a variety of mediums.His paintings of female nudes are unique and arresting. They have been soaring in popularity since they first began appearing in publications such as Juxtapoz, Hi-Fructose, Spectrum, Bluecanvas etc. He has even been selected twice as a finalist for the Art Renewal Center’s prestigious yearly Salon.Below, you may enjoy some of his artworks.Read More

The master and the combat

(5 years ago)
By Paulo Coelho The aikidô master demanded intensive training but never allowed his pupils to compete with other martial-arts academies. They all complained among themselves but no-one ever had the nerve to bring up the subject in class. And then one day one of the boys dared to ask: – We have dedicated ourselves wholeheartedly […]

Photo Manipulations by Encarni

(5 years ago)
Collection of creative photo manipulations / digital artworks by Encarni, a female artist from Spain. Enjoy!Read More