I recently had the opportunity to sit down and listen to one of the most powerful women in Africa. This same woman gained recognition for her amazing efforts as a humanitarian and an activist for doing what came naturally to her. She used her anger, her passion, her drive and fire to blaze a trail.
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Inspirations, learnings, and understandings of life. Reflections on the world, self, religion, and everything in between
Many people only know of the giant redwood trees, or sequoia’s found in California, gigantic lumbering behemoth trees that tower far above the normal tree line we are used to. They are trees so large you could drive a car through one.
When I was a young boy I made it a habit to stretch, pray and meditate for at least 15 minutes a day. The prayer was to remain spiritually vigilant, the meditation was to calm and relax nerves and body. The stretching was to unwind and relieve muscle tension. Just 15 minutes a day is all I needed, sometimes I would take as long as 2 hours. I would practice different meditation techniques or I would spend some extra time stretching, or praying. Whatever, the time spent was my body, mind and soul were in unison with each other.
It was once the case that a person’s personality is more less defined by the people they spend time with and the things they read. Now, it can be said someone’s personality is defined by the people you spend time with, the shows you watch, and the things you read. How do you know what is a positive influence and what is negative? What if you see an aspect in one of your friends and family that you do not wish to embody?
In the quest to becoming a better you and improved redefined self one must take all measures into account. Including how others perceive you and how you perceive others. Can it be aligned as good, bad or neutral? Should you change or is everything ok.