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Wabi-Sabi: “A way of living that focuses on finding beauty within the imperfections of life and accepting peacefully the natural cycle of growth and decay.”
“You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.” -Friedrich Nietzsche
“Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.” -Arnold H. Glasow
“I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance.” -Vincent van Gogh
“Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music- the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.” -Henry Miller
Confessions of an Eternal Optimist
I always look at the glass like it’s half full even when it’s more than halfway empty. I always have. I’ve been called out on this characteristic before- Everything from: “How can you say that? We’re obviously not going to … Continue reading
“The sign of intelligence is that you are constantly wondering. Idiots are always dead sure about every damn thing they are doing in their life.” -Vasudev
Look Inside Your Selfie.
The problem with technology is that it sometimes makes you feel inferior. You see things you *think* you want (and what others always seem to have)– these things can be as simple as a cute new top or as major as a new career.
But if the technology wasn’t around, would you still want these things? Would the changes make you happy? Or would you be satisfied AND confident in the life you are lead?
I love technology. It provides me with the means to seek out new information and ideas, to connect with people from all over the world, and to express myself freely.
However, I notice that it can riddle you with fears and anxieties about not living a life that is fulfilling enough …But whose standards are these? Are they our own? Or were they only created because technology exists?
Why does technology have such a strong hold over us? One so strong that it is able to make us doubt ourselves and the decisions we once made in confidence?
If we weren’t constantly being inundated with posts and pictures and party invites would we be able to just sit back and enjoy ourselves?