• color
  • the telling emotion in eyes
  • art in any form
  • a song, quote, poem, film that you really connect with
  • true friendship
  • laughter
  • the dead quiet outside after a snow storm
  • an animal companion's devotion
  • bare feet outdoors
  • simplicity
  • the darkest black and the purest white together
  • the moon and stars
  • people with unique and personal style
  • inspiration and motivation
  • moments of total understanding
  • the sound of acoustic guitars
  • vocal vibrato
  • sentimentality
jul 11 2012 ∞
jan 6 2018 +
  • try to take a block of time out of every day (or at least most days) to do something good for yourself. uninterrupted, a break from work, school, social media and mindlessness. do something good for the body, brain and/or soul.
  • rekindle your yoga practice. find the motivation to have a more consistent practice without forcing yourself to practice. focus on how the poses feel, not on having the most perfect or advanced asanas. notice the changes that occur in the mind and body as a result of the practice.
  • foster a love of tea. try different varieties. replace coffee with tea more often, since you like sugar and cream in your coffee and that's not the healthiest thing to drink.
  • be more active. don't worry about hitting the gym five times a week; do what feels good and what is enjoyable. mix it up; s...
jan 6 2018 ∞
apr 1 2018 +
  • hygge lighting
  • petting an animal
    • warm pets lying on your stomach or lap
  • a hot drink
  • hugs and cuddling
  • getting lost in a project
  • the sound of the rain
  • simply breathing
  • watching snow or rain fall
    • forest walks in the snow
  • yoga/stretching
  • sitting by the water
    • the sound of running water; babbling brooks, a gently lapping tide, crashing waves
  • a nicely scented salt bath
aug 15 2013 ∞
jun 30 2020 +
  • dancing in the rain
  • natural, inspired and lively conversation
  • comfortable silences
  • running without a purpose
  • laughing
  • connecting with a song, book, film, image or quote
  • being inspired
  • being unequivocally and unapologetically in love
  • creating with passion
  • discovery and exploration
mar 26 2012 ∞
jan 6 2018 +
  • Agathokakological adj. Being comprised of both good and evil
  • Age-otori n. The quality of looking worse after a haircut
  • Alexithymia n. Difficulty describing feelings to other people.
  • Anhedonia n. the inability to derive pleasure from normally-enjoyable activities
  • Enervating adj. the opposite of inspiring; morally draining
  • Entelechy n. the realization of potential; the supposed vital principle that guides the development and functioning of an organism (essentially, a soul)
  • Esoteric adj. likely to be understood by few people
  • Ferrule n. The metal part of a pencil.
  • Gigil n. The urge to hug or pinch something unbearably cute
  • Hiraeth n. Homesickness for a place that doesn't exist
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian adj. Of or pertaining to extremely long words
aug 12 2011 ∞
jan 6 2018 +