Tag Archives: William James

“Many Rootlets”

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.com/ “I am done with great things and big things and great institutions and big success and I am for those tiny invisible molecular moral forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through … Continue reading

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Reservoirs Undreamt

I have no doubt whatsoever that most people live whether physically, intellectually, or morally, in a very restricted circle of their own potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness…. Much like the man … Continue reading

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Bright Siders

“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.”    Dalai Lama Candles in the dark. Hope for the best. Looking on the bright side of things. Walking on the sunny side of the street. Whatever image and words we use to capture … Continue reading

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William’s Wisdom

“The great achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul, a waking angel stirs.” William James William James, … Continue reading

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Your PhD

You and I may not have taken the long, challenging road toward a traditional PhD. Still, according to my friend and mentor Dr. Rob Gilbert’s fabulous Success Hotline (973.743.4690), there’s another form of this advanced degree that’s open to all … Continue reading

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Motion Potion

“Action seems to seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together, and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.” William James … Continue reading

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Your Belief

“In any project the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome.” William James In a TV interview, actor and director Clint Eastwood said something that I’ve never forgotten. When someone asked him how he … Continue reading

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Run Free

We all know that exercise is good not just for the body, but the brain. Thee’s also growing evidence that it helps fuel creativity as well, which is good news for us as writers. After all, anything that enriches and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stroll

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James “All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo I was reminded of Victor’s inspiring words when … Continue reading

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