Archives for May 2013

Inspirational Words from Carl Sagan: A Message for Humanity

Though humanity is capable of such cruelty, it is also capable of tremendous love, compassion, and industriousness. I have always found  to be an inspired man who was passionate and optimistic about our ability to work together to achieve greatness. But he was always well-aware of our potential do harm: "And our small planet, at this moment, here we face a critical branch-point in the history. What we do with our world, right now, will propagate down through the centuries and powerfully affect … [Read more...]

A Life of Fulfillment

"A well-spent day brings happy sleep." ~Leonardo da Vinci As far as I know, da Vinci was no sleep expert. But this simple idea has far more to do with living a fulfilling life than simply how to get a good night of sleep. We all go through periods where we feel like we're just spinning our wheels, not getting anything done. This can lead to mood swings, depression, or just an overall dissatisfaction with our lives. But what does that have to do with sleep? I don't know about you, but when … [Read more...]