The Iron Nun, 86-Year-Old Sister Madonna Buder

86-year-old Sister Madonna Buder aka The Iron Nun by Nike

Photo credit: Unlimited Youth, Nike

Unlimited Youth 86-year-old Sister Madonna Buder aka The Iron Nun

Known as the “Iron Nun”, Sister Madonna Buder is someone who doesn’t give up easily. She’s been running IRONMAN triathlons for more than 30 years and says: “The only failure is not to try.Read more

How I saved my marriage

How I saved my marriage - Richard Paul Evans

How I saved my marriage – Richard Paul Evans

How I saved my marriage – Richard Paul Evans

(Dedicated to my sweetheart)

My oldest daughter, Jenna, recently said to me, “My greatest fear as a child was that you and mom would get divorced. Then, when I was twelve, I decided that you fought so much that maybe it would be better if you did.” Then she added with a smile. “I’m glad you guys figured things out.” Read more

Heartwarming illustrations show beautiful daddy-daughter bond

10 heartwarming illustrations show beautiful daddy-daughter bond

Heartwarming illustrations show beautiful daddy-daughter bond, Photo credit: Snezhana Soosh

These 10 heartwarming illustrations perfectly shows how beautiful and real fatherhood can be

Soosh created some ridiculously heartwarming illustrations of the daddy-daughter bond and put them on her Instagram feed. There are so many different ways that fathers show their love for their little girls, and Soosh pretty much nails it all. And since a picture tells a thousand words, I’ll just let these illustrations do the talking. All illustrations are used with written permission from Soosh. Read more

15 things that every single girl can relate to

15 things that every single girl can relate to

15 things that every single girl can relate to

15 things that every single girl can relate to

These beautiful illustrations are by lingvistov on ‘15 things that every single girl can relate to.’ Quoting lingvistov, “Being single definitely has its highs and lows. But there’s no doubt that flying solo is sometimes way better than dating. This may be one of the only times in your life when you can do whatever you want and when you want it.” Since our time here is limited and tomorrow is not guaranteed, let us live mindfully enjoying life as fully as possible. Read more

Empty boat

Empty boat

A monk decides to meditate alone, away from his monastery. He takes his boat out to the middle of the lake, moors it there

Nobody makes you angry; you decide to use anger as a response.

– Brian Tracy –
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Empty boat

A monk decides to meditate alone, away from his monastery. He takes his boat out to the middle of the lake, moors it there, closes his eyes and begins his meditation. Read more

Selling wooden combs to monks

Wayne Dyer If you believe it will work out, you'll see opportunities. If you believe it won't you will see obstacles

Selling wooden combs to monks

Once upon a time, the owner of a large store announced that he wished to hire a manager to oversee his expanding business. His need was urgent and he was prepared to make an unprecedented offer to the best talent available. This news immediately attracted hundreds of applicants.

Even after a rigorous selection process, there were still ten applicants left for the one opening. The owner faced this group and said: “All of you have such incredible qualifications that it is difficult to make a final choice. The only fair way to proceed is to hold a sales challenge. The winner of this challenge shall be our new manager.” Read more

Fisherman saved birdwatchers from muddy situation

Local fisherman saved birdwatchers in southern Thailand who were caught in a muddy situation

A Norwegian couple was caught in a muddy situation while bird watching in Krabi River, Thailand last week. Fortunately, Chai Ubonchinda who was out in his fishing boat at the time, saw the couple and immediately went to their rescue. Chai first carried the equipment to safe ground before returning to try to carry and to pull the man out of the mud in the mangrove forest. Read more