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The Art of Play

When you get older, your childhood becomes more and more distant until one day you forget. You forget what it was like to be a child. You may remember being young but you forget what it was like to be a child. Which, is nothing short of a travesty. You don’t forget because you choose […]

Projecting Intentions

It is an interesting thing to control your reality with thought. Most people underestimate their thoughts. Even the simplest idea or act is an act of great power. Take preparing a cup of tea for example. Consider all the acts and motions that go into preparing that tea. The tea must be grown, harvested, dried, packed, shipped, purchased, prepared, and finally sipped. The simplest act of having a hot drink to relax carries some of the most profound actions.

Our lives are full of connected chains like these. Every chain has purpose, appreciate the act, learn to control the outcome. Today the focus is less upon the act of thought but more upon observation. Take about five minutes to sit by yourself in a chair.

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

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Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to students on how to achieve their own career and personal goals.