one of those cant eat cant sleep cant breathe cant move days.
they come and go like water in waves.
drowned out by sleep.
drowned out by sun creeping into your window.
blasting you unforgivingly.
uncaring about your heart’s dragging on and dragging out.
reminding you that life doesn’t slow down because you are moody.
inviting you to come live the day.
often by brutal force, so bright you are obliged to give in.
You ask everybody you know: How long does it usually take to get over it? There are many formulas. One year for every year you dated. Two years for every year you dated. It’s just a matter of will power: The day you decide it’s over, it’s over. You never get over it.Junot Díaz, This Is How You Lose Her
It’s actually hard for creative people to know themselves because the creative self is more complex than the non-creative self…The things that stand out the most are the paradoxes of the creative self … Imaginative people have messier minds.Scott Barry Kaufman, a psychologist at New York University who has spent years researching creativity, told The Huffington Post.
When I’m being true to myself, I can avail myself to extraordinary things such as this. You have to allow for the impossible to be possible.lupita nyong’o
Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you. But if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.Henry David Thoreau (via purplebuddhaproject)