The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
—Tom Clancy (via observando)
If you care about something you have to protect it – If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.
—John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (via observando)
Ancient healers believed Earth’s energy could be easily absorbed through our skin and through the soles of our feet.
Studies proves earthing (also called grounding) can improve your blood pressure, reduce cortisol, and even help problems sleeping. It’s done by reconnecting your body with the free electrons that flow through the Earth’s surface and it’s as easy as walking barefoot outdoors.
Some people, they can’t just move on, you know, mourn and cry and be done with it. Or at least seem to be. But for me… I don’t know. I didn’t want to fix it, to forget. It wasn’t something that was broken. It’s just…something that happened. And like that hole, I’m just finding ways, every day, of working around it. Respecting and remembering and getting on at the same time.
—Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever (via observando)
Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.
—Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free (via observando)
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
—Leonardo Da Vinci (via observando)
Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
—Joseph Campbell (via observando)