The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
In 1995 French writer and journalist Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a massive stroke which left him afflicted with “locked in syndrome”. Trapped in his own body, he was only able to blink his left eye. Over time a communication…
How do we forgive ourselves for all of the things we did not become?
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Gail Albert Halaban: Paris Views, courtesy of Edwynn Houk Gallery.
Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
“The truth is, creativity isn’t about wild talent as much as it’s about productivity. To find a few ideas that work, you need to try a lot that don’t.” ~ Robert Sutton
Let people feel the weight of who you are and let them deal with it.
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"Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt. Chase after money and security and your heart will never unclench. Care about people’s approval and you will be their prisoner. Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity." ~Tao Te Ching
Don’t ever be somebody’s backup plan.
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I still get very high and very low in life. Daily. But I’ve finally accepted the fact that sensitive is just how I was made, that I don’t have to hide it and I don’t have to fix it. I’m not broken.
That’s the problem with putting others first; you’ve taught them you come second.
Jennifer A. Nielsen, The Shadow Throne