“People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you’re fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love.
there are just some things in life that changes your life forever. in the event of this year’s Boston Marathon, it has shaken me to my core. 2 days later and i still cannot let go of what had happened, nor can i compartmentalize or organize my thoughts and emotions. the only thing i am certain about is my love for my city. and all i know is i need to capture this moment, because i know that this has forever changed my life.
saw this article somewhere and thought i’d share it here - are you with the right partner?
During a seminar, a woman asked, “How do I know if I am with the right person?”
The author then noticed that there was a large man sitting next to her so he said, “It depends. Is that your partner?” In all seriousness, she answered, “How do you know?” “Let me answer this question because the chances are good that it’s weighing on your mind”, replied the author.