“[…] Another key to cultivating resilience is knowing in which time to live. Both Buddhism and Stoicism remind us that the present is all that exists, and it is the only thing we can control. Instead of worrying about the past or the future, we should appreciate things just as they are in the moment,…
Don’t let someone else fuck up your sparkle! And don’t fuck up someone else’s…
Look, I’m not naive, I know you can’t constantly maintain a positive attitude towards everything that happens in life, but you can try… you can stop putting obstacles in your path that weren’t there, or at least anywhere but your mind. You can stop over-analysing and worrying about things you can’t, and never will, control….
Tiny vegetation close-ups
Photos taken in Viseu, Portugal, and Luxembourg, during February and March 2020. The flowers, petals and leaves are tiny, the drops reflecting the Samsum S8 phone I’m using to take the shots. Just lovely, wild, beautiful, gorgeous, amazing nature! 🍁🥳🌈🥰☔🌺🦄💎🌼🌻🏵
ready for change?
no one changes unless they want to. not if you beg them. not if you shame them. not if you use reason, emotion, or tough love. there’s only one thing that makes someone change: their own realisation that they need to do it. and there’s only one time it will happen: when they decide they’re…
The Parting, by Michael Drayton
Since there’s no help, come let us kiss and part Nay, I have done, you get no more of me; And I am glad, yea, glad with all my heart, That this so cleanly I myself can free. Shake hands for ever, cancel all our vows, And when we meet at any time again, Be…
love storm, by D.H. Lawrence
Many roses in the wind Are tapping at the window-sash. A hawk is in the sky; his wings Slowly begin to plash. The roses with the west wind rapping Are torn away, and a splash Of red goes down the billowing air. Still hangs the hawk, with the whole sky moving Past him–only a wing-beat…
advice from a tree
one of my sisters sent me this today – it really cheered me! hope you have a blessed day too! JoJo xx
the best is yet to come!
If you are reading this right now, please know there is more, and perhaps even the best, still to come. Something wonderful is going to happen in your life soon because you are making the effort. …and it will bear fruit! Keeping the faith! JojoBean x
quote: Rumi on love
your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
quote on LIFE
Life needs time to unfold naturally. If you push too hard you could push right past the opportunity of a lifetime.