“Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.”
– Kurt Vannegut
“My life is so much more interesting in my head.”
open your eyes.
You are not made up of those word that
hurt you. Or that number on the scale. Or
the expectations that you feel you will never meet.
You are made up of nothing more than YOU.
You are a lovely and complex soul.
An individually fascinating combination of
thoughts, ideas, feelings, emotions.
NO other is as beautiful as you.
Look past the mirror.
Look at your soul.
Only then will you see yourself as you truly are.
So smile! And don’t forget to
“Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.”