Painter Agnes Martin on the one thing you have to know in life: "There are so many people who don’t know what they want. And I think that, in this world, that’s the only thing you have to know — exactly what you want."
Your mind is like a parachute – it won't work unless you open it. Here are some ways I try to approach my life with an open mind: Have conversations with people you don't know – from different backgrounds, cultures, beliefs... Talk with older people – some of them are wise, knowledgeable, and willing to … Continue reading Open your mind
Muere lentamente quien no viaja, quien no lee, quien no oye música, quien no encuentra gracia en sí mismo. Muere lentamente quien destruye su amor propio, quien no se deja ayudar. Muere lentamente quien se transforma en esclavo del hábito repitiendo todos los días los mismos trayectos, quien no cambia de marca, no se atreve … Continue reading Muere lentamente – Pablo Neruda
Feelings are rose petals – so sensitive that they could be damaged, yet so beautiful when given the right amount of love. Rejecting and being rejected; loving and being loved; wanting and being wanted. These are natural stages in one's life. We can't have one without the other one. It's heart-breaking to want without being … Continue reading Dating one, not many – modern relationships
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
How many times have we rushed into starting a new relationship only because our initial conversations and interactions were fun and sparked those lost butterfly feelings again? Rushing into a relationship is the simple part of any relationship; getting to fully know a person before committing to getting into one is the more difficult part. … Continue reading Getting to know someone – modern relationships
"Instead of trying to make radical changes in a short amount of time, just make small improvements every day that will gradually lead to the change you want. Each day, just focus on getting 1% better in whatever it is you’re trying to improve. That’s it. Just 1%."
Why are good people (relationships) so difficult to find and even more difficult to keep? Social media, online dating, and the complexity of human beings. These are some of the issues. We live in a world where we have most of the good things in life, yet still don't know how to appreciate or value … Continue reading The easy way out in modern relationships
I can't relate to lazy people. We don't speak the same language. I don't understand you. I don't want to understand you. Kobe Bryant
There are some things you don't get to choose in life: Parents Siblings Relatives Place you're born But there are other things we do get to choose: How to live life What we put in our body What we watch and read The type of career or job we pursue Our emotions and/or reactions toward something … Continue reading Choose wisely