What to remember when life becomes all about you

We’ve all been there – stress, uncertainty, confusion – it doesn’t always take much but we manage to get lost in our heads and complain to anyone who will listen, while closing our eyes to the rest of the world.

In today’s post, I share one of my favourite quotes and explain why it’ll easily remind you to take your head out of your own butt (in a nice way 🙂 ). It also ties in nicely with last Sunday’s Mother’s day!

I’m excited to hear your favourite quote, so drop me your line in the comments below.

Here’s a visual for your downloading pleasure; I hope it inspires you in the same way it’s inspired me.

no man is an island



P.S. Today’s episode was filmed on location in Berlin – woohoo!

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  • Ever notice that anyone going slower than you is an idiot, but anyone going faster is a maniac? George Carlin

    True dat

    • Irina

      Nice – road rage :P!

  • Tom

    “Scio me nihil scire” – Socrates

    The older I get, the more this is true 🙂

    • Irina

      I had to google the meaning ;): I know that I know nothing.
      This was a big one when I first got to university. And sure enough, as I learn more, I continue to be humbled by it too!

  • Tom

    Ohh, one more quote I’ve heard today. And it’s also related to Mother’s day.

    “Your mom is the only person, who loves you even before knowing you.” <3

    • Irina

      That’s an interesting one. It rings true…and perhaps captures the meaning of unconditional love perfectly.

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