Desert Water / Wüstenwasser / Água do Deserto / Agua del Desierto

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Deserts are some of the most foreboding and mysterious regions found on Earth. The lack of water makes deserts generally inhospitable, but people have been living in and exploring deserts for more than thousands of years nonetheless. Deserts are barren areas of land where it is tricky for plants and animals to survive. They form thanks ...

Nature is a Teacher / Die Natur ist ein Lehrer / A natureza é um Professor / La naturaleza es un Profesor

Nature teaches. Pay Attention. Observe. Reflect. Learn. Honor Nature. - Nature teaches you through direct observation, through scientific research, through spiritual practice, through mystical experience. Nature teaches you about the circle of life. Nature teachs you about birth and beginnings, about growth and development, about death and endings, about rebirth and renewal. Nature teaches ...

Peace comes from Within / Frieden kommt von Innen / Paz vem de Dentro / Paz viene de Dentro

Your situation does not determine your happiness. The way you choose to think and feel about life does. You have the power to be at peace right now. Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. - Buddha Principle 1: It is the nature of the universe that everything changes. Every misery, problem, blessing ...

Set your champion Free / Befreie deinen Champion / Liberte seu Campeão / Libera a tu Campeón

You are familiar with your 'Inner Critic' – you know, that voice inside of you that criticizes or judges you, telling you things like 'You should do this and not this …' 'Why did you not do this …' or 'What is wrong with you'. Your 'Inner Critic' often means well, wanting you to do better. ...

1998-05-26 Sidney, Australia / Sorry Day / Tag der Entschuldigung / Dia de Desculpas / Día de Perdón

At least 100,000 children were separated, were removed from their families, from their parents in the period between approximately 1905 and 1967. Aboriginal children were removed over six decades. Removed children were, in most cases, placed into institutional facilities operated by religious or charitable organisations. Children were trained to be assimilated to Anglo-Australian culture. ...

Regrets of the Dying / Bedauern der Sterbenden / Arrependimentos dos que estão Morrendo / Arrepentimiento de los Moribundos

I wish I had had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. When you realize that your life is almost over and you look back clearly on it, it is easy to see how many dreams have gone unfulfilled. You have not honored even a half ...

1954-05-25 Thai Binh, Vietnam / The falling Soldier / Der fallende Soldat / O soldado Caindo / Muerte de un Miliciano

The photo appears to capture a Republican soldier at the very moment of death. The soldier is shown collapsing backward after being fatally shot in the head, with his rifle slipping out of his right hand. I was there in the trench with about twenty milicianos … I just kind of put my camera above my head and ...

The plants Return / Die Pflanzen kehren Zurück / As plantas Retornam / Las plantas Vuelven

The presence of plants help keep people calmer and make them feel good. People who feel at home with plants in their working environment are less likely to be ill and therefore take less time off work. They manage stress more effectively and their productivity is better. The ability of living plants to filter the air ...

One text can change your Life / Eine SMS kann Dein Leben Verändern / Uma mensagem pode mudar sua Vida / Un mensaje puede cambiar tu Vida

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Change can come in many forms into your life. It might come forcefully like a tidal wave, or slowly creep along like a glacier. It might come in the form of devastating tragedy, a difficult choice, a broken relationship, a new opportunity, or as a text message. I stood at the front of the room in ...

1865-05-23 Washington D.C., USA / Grand Review / Grosse Revision / Grande Revisão / Gran Revisión

Space for mindful reflection and review becomes an increasingly scarce commodity. A cup of tea, ambient music, or a candle can help to generate a calm, contemplative atmosphere; use any external reinforcements you need to boost your internal focus. This is your chance to choose your reality and actively create your memories for yourself. This is ...

The epoch of Mankind / Die Epoche des Menschen / A época Humana / La época Humana

The Earth will continue without us, and it will hardly notice we are gone, just as it hardly knew we were here. A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet. The Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century, because of profound and lasting Human changes to the Earth. ...

Change the world for the right Reason / Verändere die Welt aus richtigen Grund / Mude o mundo pelo motivo Certo / Cambia el mundo por la razón Correcta

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The relationship you have with yourself will determine the relationship you have with the World. This idea is very empowering, because while so many people have spent precious time trying to change someone or something in their lives to no avail, this idea shows that all that you need to do in order to feel more at ...

2013-05-20 Saint Paul, USA / My last Days / Meine letzten Tage / Meus últimos Dias / Mis ultimos Dias

You think about the future. You do it pretty freely - Where will you be in five years? What will your children look like? What stories will you tell your grandkids? You are confident that you will get to live all of those milestones moments in your life. Your days are limited. There are those in their 30s, 20s, ...

Your life is a Story / Dein Leben ist eine Geschichte / Sua vida é uma História / Tu vida es una Historia

You have one particularly important story that you tell yourself, about yourself: your 'life story,' which helps you to organize your experiences and give you a sense of Self, even dictating your behavior in some cases. You are constantly updating, amending and adding to this story as you encounter new experiences. Personality comes in layers. The ...

1935-05-19 Dorset, England / Nothing is Written / Nichts ist Bestimmt / Nada está Escrito / Nada esta Escrito

Do you have free will or is everything fate. There is no sense of a middle way, of some other possibility. What if life is lived in constant interaction with a complex of forces, energies, experiences and events that is so multi-dimensional and varied that it is impossible to reduce it to an either/or, a ...

Give yourself a Life / Gib dir ein Leben / Dê a si mesmo uma Vida / Date una Vida

Whose life are you living. You would love to believe that it is fully your own. You might want to think again. You are wired to seek permission. When you were a kid, you needed permission from parents, teachers and other elders. When you grow up, you seek permission from your bosses and authorities. Your ...

Pursuit Of Happiness / Das Streben nach Glück / Busca da Felicidade / Búsqueda de la Felicidad

Happiness has become the core question of your life. But the preoccupation with happiness may actually be making you less happy. The obsession with happiness may lead you to discount both the presence and the value of the challenging and painful events that are inevitable in your life. And not to mention making you feel completely inadequate ...

Happiness is a way of Travel / Glück ist eine Art zu Reisen / Felicidade é uma forma de Viajar / La felicidad es una forma de Viajar

Money may or may not bring happiness, depending on who you ask. But travel definitely does. Collecting great experiences is the soul of happiness. Travelling is the best ticket to explore the World. You want to ‘find yourself’ and are tired of the routine you have fallen into in your everyday life. You want to have a ...

The Truth is Difficult / Die Wahrheit ist Schwierig / A verdade é Difícil / La verdad es Dificil

People are not born liars. It happens over time in all sorts of ways. Maybe telling the truth gets you into trouble. Maybe telling the truth could hurt someone. Maybe telling the truth is too scary. Maybe telling the truth is too difficult to believe. Maybe telling the truth is totally and utterly and completely unacceptable. ...