Many times we take the Scripture apart, and I am all for study, but in lectio divina we allow God to take us apart through
There's an old saying that "rain follows the plow." So is it true that realizing our true higher possibilities follows the interior work necessary to realize them
Yes. Thank you, I'm fine. No really, nothing's wrong. I'm not unhappy. Not upset. Not in a mood.
So: Excessive noisiness is bad. Its opposite -- silence -- has largely been understood for what it is not; it is not noise
I truly believe we could go places together -- we could change things -- if we'd only recover the lost art of listening.
What introverts can do to unlock their secret strengths.
It embodies a perfect scenario in your imagination where you can envision being surrounded by all the beauty and wonders
As Cain explained to Science of Us, "The big insight, really, is all human beings have nervous systems that respond differently to stimulation, so we all have different needs to be at our sweet spot and be at our best and most ready to learn."
Regardless of how much we love the hustle and bustle of the city, there is always a craving for a break, a time-out. For my sanity and your convenience, I created a list of 9 rather unknown spots where you can find peace and quiet in Manhattan:
If you are pining for one hundred hours of solitude like us, we rounded up five historic destinations where you can relax in absolute peace, luxury and privacy where no one can find you and you don't have to lift a finger.
Perhaps there's something different this time and I'm more open to listening to the solitude; allowing it to speak silence, truth, and rest into my life.
Author Susan Cain is probably best known for her breakout TED talk based on her bestselling book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. Cain is helping people on both sides of the fence, introverts and extroverts, understand each other better in personal and professional situations.
And, even at 26, I still get called "quiet." But, you see, these people have no clue how far I've come. To their surprise
As a kid, I was never good in a group setting. Whenever there was more than one person, I'd always clam up and wouldn't talk
This article first appeared on QuietRev.com If you stroll down the self-help aisle of most bookstores in America, you’ll
 You’re confused by your kid. She doesn’t act the way you did when you were growing up. She’s hesitant and reserved. Instead
We're not just wallflowers or antisocial jerks afraid of being around others. Even the most outgoing introverts can move from well-meaning participators to angry and exhausted if we're not careful. But the first step to having enough energy to spend on the projects (and people) we want starts with taking personal responsibility.