“Real travel requires a maximum of unscheduled wandering, for there is no other way of discovering surprises and marvels, which, as I see it, is the only good reason for not staying at home.” Alan Watts “Not all those who wander are lost.” J.R.R. Tolkien “By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering.” Roger Ascham “Instead of insight, maybe all a man gets is strength to wander for a while.”
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Everything came together during a month I’d set aside to launch and grow my new private label health supplement brand. The plan: make the grind work more bearable by spending the month working on the beaches of Thailand. Here’s the full story of what happened on that trip. But in case you’re short on time, I’ll save you the long story: I realized I was building this site. I didn’t quite now how yet
Our Collection of Observation Quotes “I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking.” Christopher Isherwood “Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.” Marcus Aurelius “All of us are watchers – of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway – but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing.”
Walking in solitude provides a chance to explore, quiet our minds, mull over ideas and conceive new concepts. The very act is a counter to the relentless pace of life in modern society where we’re overstimulated and bombarded with information, requests and notifications. Here are some famous thinkers from history who were habitual walkers. 1. Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau, author of Walden, was one of the world’s most famous walkers. An advocate
Self-determination theory (SDT) is a school of thought in psychology that explores the motivations behind people’s choices and how they relate to psychological needs. It looks at how we make decisions when there’s an absence of external influence. A self-determined individual is essentially someone who: Takes responsibility for their own actions Feels in control of their own behaviors, decisions and life direction Validates themself and finds motivation from within Makes decisions based on their