capture the heart

capture the heart

“Certain things catch your eye,

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but pursue only those that capture the heart”

– Ancient Indian Proverb

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be

be

As you walk and eat and travel

be where you are

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otherwise you will miss most of your life – Buddha

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Write a letter

Write a letter

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What is Greatness?

What is Greatness?

 

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

 

  • There are no grand celebrations here, no speeches, no bright lights, but there are great athletes
  • The truth is greatness is for all of us
  • Greatness is not in one special place and it’s not in one special person
  • Greatness is wherever somebody is trying to find it.
Inspire me #20

Inspire me #20

 

There are so many reasons to fall in love with your life and we’re sharing a few of our favourites! Discover the new kikki.K collection HERE

I do it because it helps

I do it because it helps

“One can’t do without humour, one needs more and more in the world today.” – Estelle Bryer.

Estelle is 88 years old. And she regularly gives of her time and her energy, to entertain residents living in retirement homes. She is a shining example, that we are never too old to make a positive difference in the lives of others.”  Green Renaissance

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• It’s a name I’ve always tried to live up to
• My mission in life
• Whatever I do I have to try to be an example
• So there you have it
• It’s kept me going
• Enthusiasm is a warming quality
• I joined this group
• Who think they can still sing and dance
• Retirement home
• And we entertain the oldies
• Senior citizens
• It’s nice being on the stage
• Stand up comedian
• I make them laugh
• I can connect with the audience
• One can’t do without humor
• I do it because it helps

To the ends of the Earth

To the ends of the Earth

 

“My biggest fear in life is regret. I follow my curiosity, my instinct, as it tells me to go to the ends of the earth. There’s an insatiable desire in me to explore with a camera in hand to try and capture a fleeting moment that encapsulates the soul of that place”  Meet Canon Master and extreme sports photographer Krystle Wright  HERE

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • My biggest fear in life is regret
  • Try and capture a fleeting moment
  • Adventure sports photographer
  • It’s a lifestyle that I live and breathe
  • Photography changed my perception of the world
  • Hanging off cliffs
  • Trudging through the rain
  • Capture something unique
  • You can call me a nomad
  • Seeking out what lies over the next horizon
  • Adventure is best shared with friends
  • I’m a blend of inspiration, creativity and insanity
  • Frozen to the core that even my bones felt cold
  • There is risk to what I do
  • But why? Because it makes me feel alive
  • If you follow what you love it will not lead you astray
  • It continues to be one incredible life with no regrets
I see postcards #6

I see postcards #6

 

“The harder you work, the luckier you get.”

— Plato

 

 

 

 

 

If it feels good here, then I know it’s right

If it feels good here, then I know it’s right

[coveteur]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • A crazy reason
  • Eyeglass frames
  • Strange looking
  • Being a flea market freak
  • I like the big ones
  • The bigger to see you
  • I’d chat them up
  • They either strike me or they don’t
  • First impressions to me are exceedingly important
  • I fall in love with things
  • If it feels good here, then I know it’s right
  • The secret to a happy marriage
  • A sense of humor
  • My Russian heritage
  • It takes a little work
  • It really really pays off

Iris Apfel might be 95, but don’t think for a minute that the legendary interior designer and fashion icon has resigned herself to a quiet life. In fact, Apfel shows no sign of slowing down any time soon, thanks to the popular demand for her brand of unapologetically colorful and outrageous style. Read more HERE

 

 

Age is just a number

Age is just a number

[The Great Big Story]
Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video
  • A retirement community
  • Part of the artist in residence program
  • They live rent free in exchange for performing recitals and concerts
  • I get a lot of mixed reactions
  • A wonderful idea
  • I had not been a part of this community
  • I walked over and introduced myself
  • Tiffany and I became friends
  • Fashionable shoes
  • Age difference
  • A college dorm
  • From different places, from different backgrounds
What do you think the world needs more of ?

What do you think the world needs more of ?

Watch the following video :

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Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

The world needs…

  • More passion
  • Understanding one another
  • Better teachers
  • An interest in people and ideas as opposed to things
  • Women that  are comfortable with their bodies
  • Understanding different cultures
  • Connection, human connection
  • What we need is more of less
  • More smiles
Average or Beautiful || How do you perceive yourself?

Average or Beautiful || How do you perceive yourself?

Watch the following video :

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • It was my choice
  • We had an option of two pathways to walk, and they led to two doorways
  • Be self-conscious of how you perceive yourself
  • If it lines up with how the rest of the world perceives you
  • I didn’t even hesitate
  • It was different from what I live
  • What’s constantly bombarded at me, What I’m being told that I should  accept
  • I had rated myself average, and nobody else
  • My mum just pulled me over to the beautiful door
  • It was quite a triumphant feeling; it was like telling the world I think I’m beautiful
  • I just wished more young women realized it
  • Next time I look in the mirror I will see somebody beautiful looking back at me
  • Beautiful is a great word, so why not see what’s on the other side of that
What is your recipe for LOVE?

What is your recipe for LOVE?

Watch the following video :

Recipe for love
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Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Oh my goodness!
  • We have menus?
  • I met you after 12 hours of long labor
  • We met at that party and ever since we clicked
  • We met in St. Louise at a pawn shop
  • I’m glad I know you because you’re such an amazing little spirit
  • I love you because you always make me smile
  • I love you because you have such a good heart
  • You’re a heck a lot of fun
  • Love is ….having a picnic with your best friends on your birthday
  • Love is…. always seeing you picking me up from school
  • Love is… always choosing the other person’s good over your own
  • Cheers !

“Time spent with cats is never wasted” – Sigmund Freud

“Time spent with cats is never wasted” – Sigmund Freud

 

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