Seizing the day - Deepstash
Happiness At Work

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

How to create a positive work environment

Techniques for cultivating gratitude and mindfulness at work

How to find purpose in your work

Happiness At Work

Discover 85 similar ideas in

It takes just

12 mins to read

Seizing the day

Seizing the day

Carpe diem (seize the day) is one of the oldest philosophical mottos in western history.

First voiced by Horace (the Roman poet) more than 2,000 years ago, it retains an extraordinary resonance in popular culture.

240

1.7K reads

MORE IDEAS ON THIS

There is not one carpe diem, but many

Carpe diem means different things to different people.

For some of us it may relate to taking a once in a lifetime opportunity, while for others it is about indulging in wild hedonism or living calmly in the present moment.

207

1.01K reads

Carpe diem has been hijacked

  • It has been hijacked by consumer culture: Just Do It became Just Buy It.
  • The productivity obsession turned the spontaneity of Just Do It into the obsession of Just Plan It.
  • Digital entertainment

211

930 reads

Carpe diem and Pop culture

  • Metallica (the band) has trilled audiences around the world with their song Carpe Diem Baby.
  • Carpe diem is a message found in Hollywood films such as Dead Poets Society.
  • Carpe diem relates tp one of the most successful brand campaigns (Just Do It);
  • Carpe diem is ...

197

1.05K reads

CURATED FROM

CURATED BY

chelseag

Everyday Magic for the modern human

Related collections

More like this

Seize The Day

Seize The Day

"Carpe Diem" is Latin for "Seize the day." It underscores the importance of the present moment, telling us to value each moment and to focus on the present.

"Carpe Diem" recognizes the brevity of life, the value of time and the inevitability of death. It tells us not to ...

Don’t hesitate when you should act

Don’t hesitate when you should act

There is an old Roman proverb that people often quote – “Carpe diem” – meaning “Seize the day”.

More often than not, we fail to act due to lack of confidence or courage. This hesitation keeps us from moving forward and puts us in a cage of wondering what might hav...

The Villa of the Papyri

The Villa of the Papyri

  • The collection of the "Villa of the Papyri" is the only collection to survive to the present day.
  • About 1,800 scrolls were located in the Roman city of Herculaneum.
  • When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D., the library was buried - and preserved - under 90-foot of volcanic ...

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates