A bestseller in France since its publication in 2009, Frédéric Gros’, A Philosophy of Walking has recently been released as an English translation by Verso, billed as an “insightful manifesto” on walking. 1,319 more words
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As I mentioned in my first post, I took a small adventure across North America and later France. This has inspired me to step out of my shell, and take more adventures, whether that be a trip across Central America (my current plans for next summer provided I earn enough money), hiking in Highlands of Scotland or just attempting something new. 304 more words
What kind of world would we be living in today if people had taken Thoreau’s advice 150 years ago?
“To act collectively is according to the spirit of our institutions; and I am confident that, as our circumstances are more flourishing, our means are greater than the nobleman’s. 370 more words
Week 2 of participating in the #100daysofhappy challenge was a success! it’s so easy to take for granted all of the little things that give my mood a boost of cheer; because of this project I’ve been paying attention to the reasons I’m in a good mood, I’ve been more thankful and felt #blessed even more than usual! 430 more words
“It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely” ~ Albert Einstein
Isn’t this true? We all want have a wide circle of friends but when one or more of them do not act according to our wishes we become unhappy. 183 more words