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.

  • Seeing the Grand Canyon.
  • Sleep after a stressful day.
  • When my kids sit down and talk with me without the tv.
  • Listening to Sepultura on a brand new subwoofer.
  • Dreaming.
  • Wind whistling in pines and distant calling crows.
  • Cooking Chili!
  • Fresh cut grass at Yankee Stadium.
  • Floating on your back in the warm water of the Tropics.
  • Florence, Italy—alone.
  • Brushing your wet hair and finding no tangles. Orion in the desert sky.
  • Jon playing the song he wrote just for you on your birthday.
  • Reading poetry that makes you cry.
  • Having a sort-of friend call you and tell you that she just won two free Bush tickets and she wants you, YOU to go with her.
  • Deep breathing, sighing silently in a hammock.

About the Author

Lenny Zeltser is a seasoned business and technology leader with extensive information security experience. He builds innovative endpoint defense solutions as VP of Products at Minerva Labs. In a previous role, he was responsible for security product management at NCR Corp. Lenny also trains incident response and digital forensics professionals at SANS Institute. He frequently 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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