To better understand ourselves..

1.”One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious.”

2. Don’t hold on to someone who’s leaving, otherwise you won’t meet the one who’s coming.”

3. “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”

4. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”

5. “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”

6. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”

7. “Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.”

8. “If you are a gifted person, it doesn’t mean that you gained something. It means you have something to give back.”

9. “Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”

10. “Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

11. “People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.”

12. “Loneliness does not come from having no people around, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.”

13. “Depression is like a woman in black. If she turns up, don’t shoo her away. Invite her in, offer her a seat, treat her like a guest and listen to what she wants to say.”

14. “A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.”

15. “Your perception will become clear only when you can look into your soul.”

16. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”

17. “What you resist, persists.”

18. “A dream is a small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens up to that primeval cosmic night that was the soul, long before there was the conscious ego.”

19. “We may think that we fully control ourselves. However, a friend can easily reveal something about us that we have absolutely no idea about.”

20. “Everything about other people that doesn’t satisfy us helps us to better understand ourselves.”


It turns out that breathing is one area in which babies are much smarter than you. Babies use a deeper type of respiration called abdominal breathing, which strengthens and makes full use of their diaphragms. It’s only as we grow older that we revert to the more inefficient style. Luckily, you can train your body to go back to breathing properly, and over time, you can even breathe abdominally in your sleep.

To practice it, try to “inflate” your stomach as you breathe in, while keeping your chest relatively still. Then contract your abdominal muscles on the exhale. Not only will this give you more oxygen per breath, it will eventually strengthen the diaphragm. A stronger diaphragm means you get more oxygen with each breath, so your brain won’t need to divert any away from your muscles, meaning that you get tired less easily.

A study on cardiac patients showed that this type of breathing leads to improved exercise performance and decreased shortness of breath, and it’s also been linked to lower blood pressure.This is the reason that so many coaches recommend breathing practice as a shortcut to sports-based superpowers.

7 Basic Things You Won’t Believe You’re All Doing Wrong

70 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet

1. – Find something random to watch on Netflix.
2. – Find somewhere to drink a pint in the sun.
3. – The most useful and educational links on the web, updated daily.
4. – Warning: NSFW language. Daily links to enlighten and educate you.
5. – Download all the free software you want at the same time.
6. – Speed read the web one word at a time.
7. – Find out which applications you should remove from your computer.
8. – Find places to go in public that are not crowded.
9. – Practice your touch typing.
10. – Get old versions of software.
11. – Find out how readable text is.
12. – Have emails sent when you die.
13. – Budget your money.
14. – Plan your route with the best lodging and attractions.
15. – A search engine that is not following you.
16. – Maps out possible apartments/homes that fit your criteria.
17. – Another great source for finding your next home.
18. – Make any webpage print friendly.
19. – Print precisely what you want from any webpage.
20. – Write a note to someone that will self-destruct after they read it.
21. – A network of people giving away free stuff in their towns.
22. – Crash on someone’s couch anywhere in the world.
23. – Search for recipes based on the ingredients you have.
24. – A search engine for finding people.
25. – Evaluates various charities.
26. – Popular news headlines.
27. – Listen to radio channels across the nation.
28. – Link aggregator.
29. – A computational knowledge engine.
30. – Follow satellites and constellations.
31. – Figure out you I.P. address.
32. – Improve reading speed and comprehension.
33. – Listen to white noise.
34. – Tracks prices for any product.
35. – An interactive periodic table.
36. – Find coupons for just about anything.
37. – Search all of craigslist with one search.
38. – Peek in on somebody’s computer screen.
39. – Find out the best way to glue this to that.
40. – Find out what your website is missing, how you can improve it, and how to make Google recognize it better.
41. – Draw on maps then share them with friends.
42. – Video email.
43. – Online rhyming dictionary.
44. – Design your dream home.
45. – An easy way to send big files.
46. – A place to paste text.
47. – Make it sound like you are hard at work.
48. – Backup your sensitive document online.
49. – Find out where the best seats are on your plane flight.
50. – Find out which websites store data about you, and tell them to unlist your info.
51. – Compare two foods..
52. – Find local gas prices.
53. – Plan out your sleep schedule better.
54. – Find out when certain fruits are ripe .
55. – Talk out your problems with others, or help others yourself.
56. – Swap books with others.
57. – Plan out your meals better.
58. – A graphical look at the weather.
59. – Various network tools.
60. – The best place to buy things online.
61. – Correct grammar and check for plagiarism.
62. – Send yourself a wake-up call.
63. – Plan out your next PC build.
64. – Talk to an actual person instead of a machine when you call customer service.
65. – Find out how long it takes websites to load.
66. – Find nutrition information on various foods.
67. – A database of PDF manuals for various products.
68. – Create meal plans to meet your nutrition targets.
69. – Lock yourself out of time wasting websites.
70. – Research what it is like to work with certain companies.

Post grocery shopping noms 👅👅👅 That’s my 🌱egan burger and curly fries 😍 I would give you guys some leftover fries, but we both know I’m going to down them 😜😂 SO happy my local towns summer restaurant has a vegan burger this year 😍

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“Trick friends into thinking you have your shit together”

Singlehandedly my favorite life hack compilation, below I’ve included my favorites. Read the whole compilation:

1. Put a bunch of shit in jars

You know when you buy rice, pasta, or grains, they come in perfectly good plastic packaging? Well throw them out, pour the contents into big jars, and put them on display. Voila! Oppan cottage-style.

2. Put a hardcover book on your piece of shit bedside table with a bookmark in it.

You were never going to read Crime and Punishment, but you may as well make it look like you did. If you really want to seal the deal, put a pair of glasses that you haven’t worn since high school on top. They’re back in style now, anyway.

3. Get the biggest bowl in your house and fill it with some fucking lemons.

“Better get this out of the way,” you can say just before you sit down for dinner to make sure everyone has seen it, and then never mention it again. Everyone will assume you have jars of homemade lemon curd in your pantry. But I know the truth.