I had this idea that in order to be happy, I’d have to make huge and dramatic...– (via creatingaquietmind)
the-sea-and-stars: “The arts are not a way of making a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will...
Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very...– (via journalofanobody)
Love can come when you’re already who you are, when you’re filled with you. Not...– Deb Caletti (via nohareda)
It was terrible and awful when someone left you. You could move on, do the best...– Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride (via creatingaquietmind)
You’re an interesting species. An interesting mix. You’re capable of such...– Carl Sagan (via misswallflower)
When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For...– John Lennon (via elige)
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other...– Norman Vincent Peale (via oniverse)
Understanding The Power of Gratitude →
kiramorn: Always begin with gratitude. This is the wisdom advice that comes to us from many of the world’s indigenous and contemplative teachings. The practice of gratitude antidotes two root sufferings that pervade the human experience. The first can be characterized as a feeling of “insufficiency” — not having enough or not being enough. This fundamental sense of dissatisfaction...