Wall of positivity

Look up, stay strong -  #everythingwillbefine!

There is something positive about each situation – here are our tips to stay optimistic and confident.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“The Women is always the most important part of any outfit."

Valentino's Maria Grazia Chiuri 

Inspirational readings and more selected by Marisol

Marisol Garcia

Trade marketing & VM Manager, Switzerland

Her motto: "Inspiration is my drive"

 

Visionboard / Dreamboard

DEFINITION OF A VISIONBOARD 

A visionboard or dreamboard is a collage of images and words representing a person's wishes or goals, intended to serve as inspiration or motivation.

 

A visionboard can be done physically on a bid piece of paper or digitally. There are currently several apps to do it digitally.

DREAM IT. PIN IT. MAKE VISION BOARDS WORK FOR YOU

TERRI SAVELLE FOY

When the vision is clear, the results will appear.
Clarity about your dreams is the single most important step to success! In this book, Terri Savelle Foy shares her journey of using vision boards to accomplish great things and shows how you can too. Discover how vision boards work, what to do after you’ve made them, and the hidden key to living your dreams. Find out how you can open your imagination and have that childlike faith to believe that anything is possible, and turn your dreams into reality.

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TUTORIAL & APPS

Jack Canfield Explanation

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  • Jack Canfield Visionboard App

  • Hay House Visionbard App

  • Canva Visionbard App

Podcasts

FAST COMPANY

Fast Company articles and posts tagged podcast with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, and design.

Available on spotify

HBR IDEACAST, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW

A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management.

Available on spotify

THE IKKONS

Alex and Mimi Ikonns a dreamers, creators and serial entrepreneurs specializing in lifestyle businesses. Their mission is to deliver value to the world and to build brands and products that people love such as the Five Minute Journal, which has sold 500,000+ copies around the world.

They created The Ikonns podcast to help you create and live your dream life. They believe it is possible as they both came from very humble beginnings and have been able design the life they have always dreamt of.
 

DREAM BIG PODCAST WITH BOB GOFF & FRIENDS


Most people never give themselves permission or know how to chase their big ambitions. Our Dream Big Framework helps you discover, declare, and realize yours so you can have a fulfilling life and impact the world for good. 
Everybody has a big ambition...what’s yours?
This podcast is all about guiding you to discover, declare, and take action on the big ambitions you have for your life. Each month we'll focus on one of the foundational principles of the Dream Big Framework.

Inspirational readings

POWER VS. FORCE: THE HIDDEN DETERMINANTS OF HUMAN BEHAVIOUR 

DAVID R. HAWKINS

The publication reveals to the general public secret information heretofore only shared by the author with certain Nobelists and world leaders.

Analyzing the basic nature of human thought and consciousness itself, the author makes available to everyone the key to penetrating the last barrier to the advancement of civilization and science and resolving the most crucial of all human dilemmas: how to instantly determine the truth or falsehood of any statement or supposed fact.

Much of this book is devoted to the process of making the simple obvious. If we can understand even one simple thing in depth, we will have greatly expanded our capacity for comprehending the nature of the universe and life itself.

WHAT I KNOW FOR SURE

OPRAH WINFREY

After film critic Gene Siskel asked her, "What do you know for sure?" Oprah Winfrey began writing the "What I Know for Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine. Saying that the question offered her a way to take "stock of her life".

Now, for the first time, these thoughtful gems have been revised, updated, and collected in What I Know for Sure, a beautiful book packed with insight and revelation from Oprah Winfrey. Organized by theme - joy, resilience, connection, gratitude, possibility, awe, clarity, and power - these essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women. Candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting, and dynamic, the words Oprah shares in What I Know for Sure shimmer with the sort of wisdom and truth that listeners will turn to again and again.

BIG MAGIC: CREATIVE LIVING BEYOND FEAR

ELIZABETH GILBERT

Readers and listeners of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the "strange jewels" that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy. 

EINE IDEE VON GLÜCK / DEUX IDEES DE BONHEUR

CARLO PETRINI & LUIS SEPULVEDA

"This current period of forced quarantene gives us the occasion to appreciate the importance of the small things in our lives. This book is a dialogue which goes through several fundamental topics of our society (from literature to gastronomy and politics), celebrating slowness as key to efficiency, wisdom and happiness.
Carlo Petrini (Bra, Italy, 1949) is the founder of the international Slow Food movement, an organization that strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourages farming of plants, seeds and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem. In October 2004, he founded the University of Gastronomic Sciences, devoted to new gastronomists and Innovators of sustainable Food Systems.

Luis Sepúlveda (1949-2020) was a writer and journalist. Politically active in his country, he was jailed for two-and-a-half years and lately forced to exile. He travelled around the world and worked as a reporter for Greenpeace, based in Hamburg, Germany. Renowed author of novels and books, recently died of coronavirus in Spain."

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THE BOOK OF JOY, LASTING HAPPINESS IN A CHANGING WORLD, 

DALAI LAMA & DESMOND TUTU

Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity.
The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The subject was joy. Both winners of the Nobel Prize, both great spiritual masters and moral leaders of our time, they are also known for being among the most infectiously happy people on the planet.
Both the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu have been tested by great personal and national adversity, and here they share their personal stories of struggle and renewal. Now that they are both in their 80s, they especially want to spread the core message that to have joy yourself, you must bring joy to others.
Most of all, during that landmark week in Dharamsala, they demonstrated by their own exuberance, compassion, and humor how joy can be transformed from a fleeting emotion into an enduring way of life.

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THE RETURN HOME: ESSENTIAL MEDITATION TRAINING FOR A VITAL, CENTERED LIFE, ELENA BROWER (audiobook)

Elena Brower is a renowned yoga teacher and author. How does she stay grounded, energized, and present amid the challenges of modern life?

With this guided audio course, listeners learn the practices that have helped Elena and her students the most. She engages us with meditations, gentle movement, and many other tools to cultivate the foundations of our inner "dwelling place of the spirit". Not about escaping from chaos and crisis but about embracing it, The Return Home offers a welcome complement for yoga practitioners, meditators, or anyone else wishing to find inspiration and support in their busy lives.

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GOOD MORNING, I LOVE YOU, SHAUNA SHAPIRO

In Good Morning, I Love You, Dr. Shauna Shapiro brings alive the brain science behind why we feel the way we do―about ourselves, each other, and the world―and explains why we get stuck in thinking that doesn’t serve us. It turns out that we are hardwired to be self-critical and negative! And this negativity is constantly undermining our experience of life.

With her roadmap to guide you, including her signature “Good Morning, I Love You” practice, in which you deliberately greet yourself each day with these simple words, you can change your brain’s circuitry and steady yourself in feelings of deep calm, clarity, and joy. For good.

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THE FIVE MINUTE JOURNAL, Intelligent Change

 

The Five-Minute Journal is the simplest thing you can do to start and end your day happier. It helps you focus on the positive and become more mindful. Discover how you can make the most of each day in just five minutes.

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THE POWER OF NOW, Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Power of Now (translated into 33 languages), which is widely regarded as one of the most influential spiritual books of our time. Oprah Winfrey keeps it at her bedside and calls it “one of the most valuable books I’ve ever read.”


Eckhart's profound yet simple teachings have helped countless people throughout the world find inner peace and greater fulfillment in their lives. At the core of the teachings lies the transformation of consciousness, a spiritual awakening that he sees as the next step in human evolution. An essential aspect of this awakening consists in transcending our ego-based state of consciousness. This is a prerequisite not only for personal happiness but also for the ending of violent conflict endemic on our planet.

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THE UNIVERSE HAS YOUR BACK, Gabrielle Bernstein

In this book, The Universe Has Your Back, New York Times best-selling author Gabrielle Bernstein teaches how to transform your fear into faith in order to live a divinely guided life. Each story and lesson in the book guides us to release the blocks to what we most long for: happiness, security, and clear direction. When the tragedies of the world seem overwhelming, this book will help guide you back to your true power.

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THE REVOLUTION OF THE SOUL

Celebrated yoga teacher and activist Seane Corn shares pivotal accounts of her life with raw honesty - enriched with in-depth spiritual teachings - to help us heal, evolve, and change the world.

 

Seane's real purpose is to guide us into a deep, gut-level understanding of our highest Self through yoga philosophy and other tools for emotional healing - not just as abstract ideas but as embodied, fully felt wisdom. Why? To spark a "revolution of the soul" in each of us so we can awaken to our purpose and become true agents of change. 

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Documentaries

OUR PLANET

 

Experience our planet's natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope.

Available on Netflix

THE MIND EXPLAINED

Our memories. Our fears. Our dreams. The brain controls it all. But how does it work? Explore what makes us tick. It may just blow your mind.

Available on Netflix

TIDYING UP WITH MARIE KONDO

 

When people lead busy lives, their homes sometimes become cluttered with things piling up over time. In this series, renowned tidying expert Marie Kondo tries to help folks declutter their homes and their lives. Whether she's helping a harried couple with young children become more organized or showing a retired couple how to reclaim their space, Kondo assists her clients in clearing out the clutter and choosing joy in a series of inspiring home makeovers.

Available on Netflix

THE GOOP LAB

The Goop Lab (also known as The Goop Lab with Gwyneth Paltrow) is an American documentary series about the lifestyle and wellness company Goop, founded by American actress Gwyneth Paltrow. 

 

In this serie, the Goop team explore different challenging wellness therapies with a holistic approach.

Available on Netflix

"Hope "  

Painting by Isabel Rosende, Spain         

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