Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.

Ernest Hemingway  (via euphoricnonsensee)

Another argument for being present, and mindful. I’m working on this, every day…

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Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.
Rumi (via glasmaedchen)

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I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person.
Franz Kafka (via artistsintheclassroom5)
It’s all too much and not enough at the same time.
Jack Kerouac (via dulcetive)

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My only relief is to sleep. When I’m sleeping, I’m not sad, I’m not angry, I’m not lonely. I’m nothing.
Jillian Medoff (via insanity-and-vanity)

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