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I want to bring together a couple of disparate ideas, some spiritual, some scientific, some empirical. By the end of this post I hope to have inspired you to consider meditation as a way of tapping into more fulfillment in your life. What’s covered:

–      Instant Gratification
–      Success (Happiness / Fulfillment)
–      Pre-frontal cortex & reptilian brain
–      Meditation practice
–      The Spiritual Third Eye (inspiration, clarity of thought, creativity)
–      Changing the world
–      Desire 

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Posted by Renee Schmidt

In much the same way that a seed all-inclusively contains the DNA of a tree (its branches, leaves and fruit), each of our intentions contain a ‘fruit,’ or end result as well.

Alternatively, no matter how sophisticated the DNA of a seed, if the environment that seed is planted in does not have a healthy ‘soil,’ there is no way for the seed to bear healthy fruit.

Intention is equally as important as environment.

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Posted by Renee Schmidt

What are the Benefits of a PhD?

A PhD (also known as a doctorate) is a degree earned from at least 3 years of graduate study and a dissertation. It’s the highest degree-awarded graduate study, normally awarded for original contributions to knowledge.

If you’re wondering if there are benefits of a PhD (apart from having a Dr. in your title), this very neat illustration I StumbledUpon demonstrates the point concisely.

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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Fashion and Technology MIX!

Mashable published a great article about Rent the Runway; I got excited when I read it and so I decided I ought to paraphrase it for a couple of reasons:

  1. I love inspiring women; and Rent the Runway was started by two female entrepreneurs
  2. It’s a company that melds fashion and technology
  3. Rent the Runway makes haute luxury fashion affordable 
  4. It’s about women in high-tech; an uber minority
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