Busy, but equally productive. Wasting less time. That kind of pisses me off…what even qualifies as being a ‘waste’ of time? Every moment is genuinely exquisite regardless of how it’s spent.
Hedonic treadmill →
bestofwikipedia: The hedonic treadmill, also known as hedonic adaptation, is the supposed tendency of humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness despite major positive or negative events or life changes. According to this theory, as a person makes more money, expectations and desires rise in tandem, which results in no permanent gain in happiness. Always wanting more.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.– Friedrich Nietzsche
jenesaiswhat asked: where'd you go? i miss you so. seems like it's been forever that youve been gone.
dearoldlove: You wanted Hot. I gave you Beautiful.
Seeing and experiencing new things every day
Stendhal Syndrom →
A psychosomatic illness that causes rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations when an individual is exposed to art, usually when the art is particularly beautiful or a large amount of art is in a single place.
Ugly law →
bestofwikipedia: From the late 1860s until the 1970s, several American cities had ugly laws making it illegal for persons with “unsightly or disgusting” disabilities to appear in public. Some of these laws were called Unsightly Beggar Ordinances. The goal of these laws was seemingly to preserve the quality of life for the community, similar in spirit to current homeowners association regulations...
and I’m okay with that
I feel like I lose and gain a little bit of my soul with every conversation that I have.
Cradled in one culture, sandwiched between two cultures, straddling all cultures and their value systems
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the...– Johnny Cash
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
I know it’s pretty unattractive, but I like laughing so hard that I snort. I like people who can make me laugh that hard.
The Four You Were Hoping For
dearoldlove: I gained those four pounds you were hoping for. My boobs look magnificent. You’ll never know.
One of the most painful things is watching someone you love suffer, physically and emotionally. I wish I could do something to immediately take that pain away. I also wish it weren’t so easy to numb one’s self from the world…it’s too easy to avoid feeling. Without pain, there is no pleasure.
He slept curled against her back, a dark comma against her pale elegant phrase.
Every week I’m going to do something creative-write something, draw, paint, carve. I need to harness my mind.
dearoldlove: I think I’ll “accidentally” run into you this week.
I need to create something
finding someone who doesn’t just complement you but complements you
I wear my heart on my sleeve like it’s the new fashion