1. I am a big fan of quotes for several reasons, but the most prominent reason is probably to feel somewhat aligned with the joys and struggles of others. It gives us all a sense that we fight similar struggles, enjoy a similar moment of awe when coming out of our cave. Quotes help. They take away the pressing thoughts you have been circulating in your mind, they make you share joy…
    Yet, the causality in all this is a big matter when watching a society of quote lovers closely (yes…all those pinterest pics with beautiful landscape pictures and your most inspirational quote in it…you know what I am talking about) And don’t get me wrong, I am sure I am following some of those too!

    But?!

    Most of us are inspired by the heroic accomplishment behind the quotes - it triggers a sense of fulfillment and richness inside of us. We are phantasizing how this must feel, we are craving similar discovering and instead of peaking behind the quote and asking for the actions the author took to get there we read more quotes, follow more boards on pinterest, retweet more of them on twitter. We could call it “lethargic heroism through social media”, maybe?!

    So, how must it feel to create your own quotes? How must it be if you live a life worth your own quotes? Worth expressing your own self-discoveries and life a heroic moment through yourself - inside out?

    Behind every quote of the most prominent ancient or modern day heroes (or those who were able to properly market themselves) such as Nietzsche, Hemingway, Anthony Robbins, 50 Cent or Batman we find characters who have pushed themselves through personal weaknesses, fears, losses and have found awe and joy through creating their own reality.
    It is worth a thought to emphasize (or at least symphasize) what the author maybe have gone through to make the statements he or she made. You cannot copy- paste the truth and reality of someone else (’s quote) into your life - it can only serve you as an inspiration to move forward toward your own quote. Those heroes who convince you to live up to a certain feeling, a certain power or to see the world a certain way may have endured sharp pain of self-discovery to get there. We all may arrive at the absolute same result (the same quote in fact) but we need to lean into our own story for it and do not live the moments of joy, heroism and dismissal of someone else.
    Fill it with your own thoughts and liberate yourself - find your own quote!

    Here is to you dad and your life quote:
    Fall 7, celebrate the 8th time getting up!

    You may have not been in the same seat as some of the big know thinkers, but you clearly lived up to discovering your own heroic moments!
    Thank you for being a continuous inspiration!
    Today, you left 9 months ago, but you live in a lot of people’s mind and heart finally seeing what a character you were! RIP, Dad! I love you!

  2. What are all the matters you begin out of selfish reasons and have the potential to amplify as a social impact matter?

  3. Someone’s loss or failure is someone else’s accepted challenge - The mind directs our outcomes.
    For all those who still think that action over words and thoughts is all that matters.
  4. cavewomandays:

    Last night turned into a creative cooking moment - Bacon-Jalapeno Paleo bread (Yes, finally made a paleo bread) and my favorite soup, home-made: Carrot-Coconut-Ginger Soup.

    What a delicious moment!

    Reblogged from: cavewomandays
  5. The longing for “freedom of the will” in the superlative metaphysical sense, the longing to bear the entire and ultimate responsibility for your actions yourself and to relieve God, world, ancestors, chance, and society of of the burden - all this means nothing less than being that very ‘cause of itself’, pulling yourself by the hair from the swamp of nothingness up to existence. Suppose someone sees through the boorish naivete of this famous concept of “free will,”: I mean the “un-free will,” which is basically an abuse of cause and effect.
    Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. The most exhausting thing in life, I have discovered, is being insincere. That is why so much of social life is exhausting; one is wearing a mask. I have shed my mask.
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Reblogged from: mattthink
  7. Reblogged from: fitnika
  8. #time - a choice, a destiny, a framework, a medicine, a ticking clock, a rewarding hand, well-spent over well-used.

  9. People don’t remember what you’ve done; they remember how you make them feel.
    unknown wise (wo)man
  10. Unforgettable hours pondering and sweating in Aspen.

  11. bullet(proof).

  12. A deep breath, a great endurance workout, some pure energy fueling food … and journaling through my mind… step by step. Dare to feel yourself. Every day.




(Ok ok ok plus I found this new photo editing tool on my phone. Ha. Funfun. Reminds me to get back to photography)

    A deep breath, a great endurance workout, some pure energy fueling food … and journaling through my mind… step by step. Dare to feel yourself. Every day.


    (Ok ok ok plus I found this new photo editing tool on my phone. Ha. Funfun. Reminds me to get back to photography)

  13. Seeker, Doer, Giver, Ponderer - :)

    Talking about role models - usually not the ones who appear in Media the most.

    James H. Simons - a philantrophic investment guru.
    Reading this serves as the greatest example that we are all not just one thing, we are not serving one job description. It shows that we are human if we dare to be… with different lusts, passions, ideas and values… and how important it is to surround yourself with those who complement you… those who support your mind, your actions by gently challenging your assumptions and let you be who you are and want to become through all the different phases in life.

    Maybe it is just daring to seek, do, give and ponder and aiming to be filled with meaningful human experience during our little time on earth…maybe!

    Happy Wednesday! :)

  14. The reason why every scrappy start-up work beats any fixed salary are days like this… an office in the outdoors! 
May this serve me as a daily reminder… as much as one to give my future kids a sense of appreciation for pureness and nature!

    The reason why every scrappy start-up work beats any fixed salary are days like this… an office in the outdoors!
    May this serve me as a daily reminder… as much as one to give my future kids a sense of appreciation for pureness and nature!

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