Maria Popova Brain Pickings: The Best of Brain Pickings 2017
The courage to be yourself, a Stoic’s antidote to anxiety, how friendship transforms us, in praise of solitude, and more.
Walt Whitman on What Makes Life Worth Living
“Tone your wants and tastes low down enough, and make much of negatives, and of mere daylight and the skies.”
By Maria Popova Brain Pickings: The Human Mosaic of Beauty and Madness: Young Alan Watts on Inner Sanity Amid Outer Chaos
From the abyss of WWII, an elevating reminder that we each contain a universe within that contributes to the universe without.