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40 Best Quotes on Innovation

A list of EcoSalon’s favorite quotes on thinking outside the box. There has been opposition to every innovation in the history of man, with the possible exception of the sword. -Benjamin Dana Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of […]

On the Move: Cologne, Germany

Life on two wheels.  What’s better than sharing a spin around town? Eva and Mela from Allthatiwant take part in ride-sharing in Cologne, Germany. On the Move documents our life on two wheels. Have your own On the Move worthy photo? Send it our way! Email pictures to contact@ecosalon.com.

Spring Fever

There comes a time. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” -Anais Nin Love quotes? Get one sent to you daily! Sign up for The Daily Dose.

Video: A Walk in Nature

VideoNature is a powerful thing. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Life is a journey, not a destination.” This video should inspire you to keep exploring. A Walk in Nature from NotWorkingFilms on Vimeo.  

The Written Word

QuoteDaily quotes at EcoSalon. “When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly.” -Michel de Montaigne Image: margolove

From the Vault: See the World

7 stories about travel and what it can do for our world – and for us. Travel: as this gentleman famously said, it’s fatal to bigotry, prejudice and narrow-mindedness. Once your feet meet the road, it’s not enough to merely see the world – you want to understand it as […]

50 Quotes About Meditation and Yoga

EcoSalon’s favorite quotes to meditate on. We tend to think of meditation in only one way. But life itself is a meditation. –Raul Julia A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises. –Johannes Tauler

The First Step

Take the first step. “There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting.” -Buddha Love quotes? Get one sent to you daily! Sign up for The Daily Dose. Image: Kara Allyson

The 50 Best Quotes About Love

EcoSalon’s 50 favorite quotes about love.  If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence. – Thich Nhat Hanh I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle […]

50 Famous Quotes About Paris

Oui, oui, Paris. When good Americans die, they go to Paris. -Oscar Wilde You can’t escape the past in Paris, and yet what’s so wonderful about it is that the past and present intermingle so intangibly that it doesn’t seem to burden. -Allen Ginsberg

Blindsided

QuoteDaily quotes at EcoSalon. “Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.” -Sophia Loren Image: Brain Salad Surgery

20 Inspiring Quotes for Starting Fresh

Inspiring quotes for fresh starts and new beginnings.  A new year brings a blank slate, the chance to begin again. But really, every day provides us the opportunity for a fresh start. Here are 20 inspiring quotes intended to do just that. 1. And now let us welcome the new […]

The Friday 5: Scaled-Up, Scaled-Down Version

The top stories of the week at EcoSalon. This week, we’re fascinated by big, big furniture and the attraction of simple, hearty, unfussy one-pot meals. All we really want to be doing is warming our feet by the fire with a good book (maybe one of these). Oh, and reminding people that […]

Capturing a Moment

Capturing time. “We have these magnificent hearts that pump through all sorrow and all our winters we are alive on the earth. We are important and our lives are important, magnificent really, and their details are worthy to be recorded.” -Natalie Goldberg   Image: Garrett Gill

Lose Yourself

Let go. “Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.” -Henry Miller Love quotes? Get one sent to you daily when you sign up for […]

The Courage To Do The Opposite

Be brave. “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” -Albert Einstein Image: The Arches

The Call of the Wild

Roar. “I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up.” –Ingrid Bergman Love quotes? Get one sent to you daily! Sign up for The Daily Dose. Image: Yashna M

15 Inspirational Quotes About Tea

Here are 15 inspirational quotes about tea that prove it is more than a hot drink. If you are anything like me, tea is a sacred part of your day. I love to try out the various herbal tea concoctions available at my local grocery store and nothing sets me […]

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11 Quote Art Prints to Fill Your Walls With Quotivation

These quote art prints belong in your home because, as a wise man once said, “quotes are the absolute tippy tops.” Okay, it was me. But hear me out. These artifacts of human truth and experience often enter our lives at exactly the time we need them, and breed motivation, […]

20 Chocolate Quotes to (Ahem!) Inspire Your Sweet Tooth

Chocolate is my favorite hobby. No explanation needed – I’m sure you all understand. I always keep an emergency piece (or two) of chocolate in my purse and never go to bed without at least one bite of it. And, I am most certainly not alone. The following 20 chocolate […]

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