n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only...
I believe now that depression can never be fully grasped by mental health...– Richard O’Connor, Undoing Depression (via psychotherapy)
Solitude is a condition of peace that stands in direct opposition to loneliness....– Kent Nurburn (via EM: ) (via verkur)
thebunnyhops: kimpoyfeliciano: EXPECTATION: REALITY: My life now. True story. ;)
A Hundred Ways To Say Your Name →
astronautte: by Tania De Rozario I avoid speaking your name in conversation, throwing it to the air as if it were nothing more than an assumption of you; it is my last mode of defence. The last item of clothing to discard before I realise I’m naked in public. Because they can hear it in my voice. I know. Even in that one short syllable that means everything and nothing; your name is as common...
But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and...– Alan Watts (via ageofreason)
The real world is the place where we take pictures for Facebook.– The Faux-Vintage Photo: “Social media increasingly force us to view our present as always a potential documented past” (via tongrhj)
Haruki Murakami.: Murakami Places: The Wind-Up... →
murakamistuff: News News News! We finished another map for our special content category Murakami Places. Like requested by a lot of you guys, it’s The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle this time. Wohoo! For new followers and people who missed out: We collect important locations in Murakami novels and put them all…