Cary Grant on the problem with Positively Divine Yoga Goddesses.

Via on Aug 19, 2012

Cary Grant on the problem with Divine Goddesses…and Katharine Hepburn on the Right Time to make your mind up about People.

Happiness isn’t achieved through positivity or Secret-style wishful thinking. It’s achieved through bravery, and compassion.

I was just talking this over with a few friends at the Kitchen Next Door in downtown Boulder, today: the quest for imaginary perfection, or positivity (NY Times), or Spiritual Materialism…it lacks a sense of humor.

We can’t laugh at ourselves. We push away pain, we cling to pleasure. The gated communities of our hearts are closed, stiff upper lipped, and our lack of bravery sucks out any openness or empathy, and closes our hearts against true, real, alive happiness.

Life’s too short for positivity:

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For Five Quotes & Photos via the Original Hipster Tomboy, Katharine Hepburn, click here.

Bonus:

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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3 Responses to “Cary Grant on the problem with Positively Divine Yoga Goddesses.”

  1. [...] But say the word “gentleman,” and still no one comes to mind more universally, perhaps, than Cary Grant. [...]

  2. A.L. says:

    inspiring videos, and don't mean to parse hairs, but it actually is not as the title says, Cary Grant giving a personal opinion, but a character played by Cary Grant -dialogue written by another person.
    Maybe not an important distinction but I believe it is similar to holding up photoshop'd images of models as pictures of beauty. In the same way, it can be misleading when we idolize fantasy characters as real life role models of wisdom and beauty. And besides, the screenwriter doesn't get the deserved credit, stolen by the speaker of his words.
    Cary Grant (birth name Archibald Leach) was once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant," and his reply, "So would I."

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