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May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children. The Book of Hours by Rilke (via)
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"Are you Human?"

Ze Frank gets it. I want to give him a big hug.

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Tattly Gold Floral tattoo.
Photo Credit: Ace Boothby

Tattly Gold Floral tattoo.

Photo Credit: Ace Boothby

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Curiosity. Empathy. Kindness. Humility.

Some key words in life right now. That’s all.

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Important Happy News: Someone made a "global aggregation site" for “Happy” videos created from around the world in homage to Pharrell’s incredible song. Rejoice!
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Important Happy News: Someone made a "global aggregation site" for “Happy” videos created from around the world in homage to Pharrell’s incredible song. Rejoice!

Watch here!

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Taking in the breeze at Seward Park. Bliss.

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I feel happier and more a part of the world when I feel connected to others through likeminded communities. I feel really, really happy being part of a design tribe. Debbie Millman (via gabrielasalinas)

(Source: thegreatdiscontent.com, via gabrielasalinas)

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It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s. Lupita Nyong’o (via kateoplis)

In her particular speech, lies a universal truth. Kudos, Lupita!

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The Company You Keep (+1COR15:33)

"Who you hang out with determines what you dream about and what you collide with. And the collisions and the dreams lead to your changes. And the changes are what you become. Change the outcome by changing your circle."

-Seth Godin

Well, that resonates very deeply! I would also add how important it is to be around people whose dialogue resonates deeply with your spirit, your sense of imagination, or sense of wonder and play. Those kinds of doers create spaces where magic happens.

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Perfectionism

Wherever perfectionism is driving, shame is riding shotgun. Perfectionism is not about healthy striving, which you see all the time in successful leaders, it’s not about trying to set goals and being the best we can be, perfectionism is basically a cognitive behavioral process that says if I look perfect, work perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid shame, ridicule, and criticism. It’s a defense mechanism.”

-Dr. Brene Brown, in Daring Greatly

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