Life’s Inspirations

Some time ago I conducted a project during which I asked visitors to my site to tell me what inspires them—things they consider “natural highs.” As a result of this effort, I’ve collected more than two thousand statements, which I am happy to present here.

So as not to overwhelm you, I’ve configured this page to display several such statements at random. You can see a new set by reloading the page.

  • Holding your newborn baby for the first time.
  • 4 day work weeks.
  • The smell of coffee when you open a new can.
  • Hugging my twins after their bath.
  • Lucid dreaming.
  • Having someone to come home to when you feel so lonely you want to cry.
  • Seeing someone’s face light up after you give them a present.
  • San Francisco on a beautiful, sunny day.
  • Kissing prettiest girl in your school.
  • Teaching kids how to swim and canoe at a summer camp.
  • Learning something new at my age.
  • Getting an unexpected inheritance.
  • The realization that it’ll be spring.
  • Studying hard and doing incredibly on a final!!!
  • Visiting Papua-New Guinea for the first time.

About the Author

Lenny Zeltser is a seasoned business and tech leader with extensive cybersecurity experience. He builds innovative endpoint defense solutions as VP of Products at Minerva Labs. Beforehand, he was responsible for security product management at NCR Corp. Lenny also trains incident response and digital forensics professionals at SANS Institute. An engaging presenter, he speaks at industry events, writes articles and has co-authored books. Lenny has earned the prestigious GIAC Security Expert designation, has an MBA from MIT Sloan and a Computer Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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