Yoga

Photo: Fernando Garcia Aguinaco, Parivritta Parsvakonasana Yoga is one of the six systems of Indian philosophy. The word ‘yoga’ originates from the sanskrit root yuj which means Union. On the spiritual plane, it means union of the Individual Self with the Universal Self. Yoga is the union of the body, mind, emotions and intellect. Sage …

Beautiful

Adjectives Beautiful = pleasing the senses or mind aesthetically Beauty is a characteristic that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction Also see: Nizhóní = That is beautiful = Bonito (Diné) Translating: Fill your eyes with beauty Spanish: Llena tus ojos con la belleza French: Remplissez vos yeux avec la beauté Quotes The beauty …

Conscious Links

Photo Links related to conscious and consciousness Conscious = Being aware of one’s surroundings and actions Also see: consciousness Also see: stream of consciousness Twitter Sentiment conscious Also see: conscious business, conscious travel Opposites See: Willful ignorance Headlines http://bigislandnow.com/2016/09/07/learn-conscious-communication-at-hilo-public-library Elsewhere Conscious Music Movement – Celebrating musicians, singer-songwriters, music industry professionals and music fans alike who …

Willful Ignorance

Buzzwords Willful Ignorance = Intentional and blatant avoidance, disregard or disagreement with facts Quotes Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. – Martin Luther King Jr. It’s not denial. I’m just selective about the reality I accept. – Calvin and Hobbes What we don’t know won’t hurt us. – …

Diplomacy

Buzzwords Diplomacy = the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and effective way Recommended Listening Who would want to be a diplomat? – The future of diplomacy: Backroom maneuverings are giving way to public forums. And carefully laid plans can come unstuck with a single tweet. A not so diplomatic future – Diplomacy …

Creativity

Buzzwords Creativity = The ability to transcend tradition and to create meaningful new works Also see: imagination Wikipedia Creativity Quotes You can’t use up creativity; the more you use, the more you have – Maya Angelou (quote investigator) Here’s the problem: A majority of the artists who are easiest for us to find aren’t exceptionally …

Carbon Footprint

Photo Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, etc. Translating: What is the carbon footprint of global tourism? (double check translations!) Spanish: ¿Cuál es la huella de carbono del turismo global? French: Quelle est l’empreinte carbone du …