There was a point in time today, after lunch with my dance batch mates, when I had this epiphany. It happened while we sat in a circle on the floor of the cinema in the mall, half of us backs against the wall, against the poster of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Amidst the separate small conversations happening among the eleven of us, laughter, and laughter lines, I realised that it’s moments like these that are the most valuable things in life: the time spent with friends.
‘Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.’
Sean O’ Connell
‘Sometimes I don’t (take a photograph). If I like a moment, for me, personally, I don’t like to have the distraction of the camera. I just want to stay in it.’
‘To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of LIFE.’
Always heartening to watch The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Love the landscapes and nature shown in the film, and the songs curated for the film.
‘Thousands of people line up to simultaneously run in a circle around streets, and thousands more come out to cheer them on. Yet when we do it, we feel this incredible surge of excitement and energy. Why?’
What I Learned While Running a Half-Marathon | TIME
Just that portion’s social facilitation (you do better on simple tasks and worse on complex task in the presence of others, when your performance can be evaluated). The rest of Harary’s sharing is about life.
Read the full article here: What I Learned While Running a Half-Marathon
“Things end. People leave. And you know what? Life goes on. Besides, if bad things didn’t happen, how would you be able to feel the good ones?”
“I want to push myself to do better. To try harder. To fix whatever’s broken and to rise up to the challenge of living.”
“You’re allowed to be in the processing of figuring it out.”
“None of us are 100% satisfied with every last part of our lives and suggesting that we ought to be is ludicrous. The desire to do better, be better, change our lives for the better is what keeps us moving forward. And that means that we’re going to have days when we’re a little unhappy with where we’re at. Those days are important. They matter. They’re a part of the process that makes us into better versions of ourselves.”
Read the full article here: “For The Days When You Don’t Feel Like Enough” by Heidi Priebe on Thought Catalog