"Never ignore a person who loves you, cares for you, and misses you. Because one day, you might wake up from your sleep and realize that you lost the moon while counting the stars." ~unknown
I recently came to the funny irony that makes very little sense to me, but is all so true. Our world is consumed to with so much clutter that we often neglect the people that adore us most. Rather, with the very little time we have left, we spend all of our energy getting consumed on people who ignore us. We fall in love with people who hurt us, and in turn, we unintentionally hurt the ones that can truly love us most. These are indeed interesting times, and all of the sudden, the irony isn’t all that funny anymore.
My little contribution to this article: 9 Bridezilla Stress Busters
Nine things that will stress you out before your wedding.
Creative people can be a little weird. Great artists are often outsiders: they don't behave like us, they don't look like us and they don't think like us.
True creativity is not the preserve of people who think the same as everyone else. Frequently (but not always) this is the result of lots of weird things happening to them:
"...highly creative individuals often experience a disproportionate number of unusual and unexpected events, such as early parental loss (Martindale, 1972) or having an immigrant status (Goertzel, Goertzel, & Goertzel, 1978). Furthermore, living abroad is linked to creativity in the general population (Leung, Maddux, Galinsky, & Chiu, 2008)." (Ritter et al., 2012)
I recently read a blog post by Dr. Dryfus on simple ways of incrementally changing your life. Basic, but also fascinating stuff.
An article by Yahoo Real Estate gives some surprising, and some not surprising statistics on how living situations influence our dating (mate selection) lives.
A new research paper explores the relationship between physical and social pain finding that the connection is much stronger than imagined. So, Suffering from a broken heart? this study suggest that taking two tylenols may be the cure. Judge for yourself.
I recently read a fascinating about how fear has been transformed into attraction. Read the article and judge for yourself. I personally think, though interesting and even though I believe there experiment is a bit flawed, I do agree that how we interpret and label our feelings can change the type of experience we have of them.