“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 (via 22won)
“You only have one heart. Be true to it.”

Film: Beyond Borders (via hqlines)

 

(via kushandwizdom)
“I didn’t become heartless, I just became smarter. My happiness will not depend on someone else. Not anymore.”

awestiles:

You’re in love with him, and he’s in love with you, and it’s like a goddamn tragedy, because you look at him and see the stars, and he looks at you and sees the sun. And you both think the other is just looking at the ground.

“Nothing is ever wrong. We learn from every step we take. Whatever you did today was the way it was meant to be. Be proud of you”

“Today, and every day, deliver more than you are getting paid to do. The victory of success will be half won when you learn the secret of putting out more than is expected in all that you do. Make yourself so valuable in your work that eventually you will become indispensable. Exercise your privilege to go the extra mile, and enjoy all the rewards you receive.”

Og Mandino (via studentsoup)
“and i said to my body. softly. ‘i want to be your friend.’ it took a long breath. and replied, ‘i have been waiting my whole life for this.’”

nayyirah waheed (via noshoes-noworries)
“The Universe is not punishing you or blessing you, the Universe is responding to the vibrational attitude that you are emitting.”

Abraham Hicks (via ohdreaming)
“One of the most courageous decisions you will ever make is to finally let go of whatever is hurting your heart and soul.”

Brigitte Nicole (via ohdreaming)
“If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.”

Thich Nhat Hanh (via thecalminside)
“Above us, only stars. Below us, only stars. To all sides, only stars. Inside us, only stars.”

Welcome to Night Vale  (via petrichour)