the glass half full

You know what’s better than getting everything you want in life? Not wanting it in the first place! Boy, that’s liberating! Think about it, most of our anguish is caused by unmet desires, cravings, and longing for so many things, people, or experiences. But if we train ourselves to be grateful for what we have instead of feeling deprived of what we don’t, then happiness is not about the glass being half full instead of half empty, it’s a result of being grateful that we have a glass in the first place! Try it out sometime, and you’ll see the smiling is inevitable.
—  Timber Hawkeye
Ask me things

1. What’s your middle name? 

2. What are you listening to right now? 

3. What was the last thing you ate? 

4. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone? 

5. Do you drink? 

6. Do you smoke? 

7. What is the first thing you noticed in someone? 

8. What is your hair color? 

9. What is your eye color? 

10. Do you wear contacts/glasses? 

11. Dogs or cats? 

12. What’s your favorite animal? 

13. What’s your favorite television show? 

14. What’s your favorite movie? 

15. What’s your favorite band/singer? 

16. How old are you? 

17. Do you have a crush on anyone? 

18. What’s your sexual orientation? 

19. What’s your favorite color? 

20. What was your most embarrassing moment? 

 21. Do you ever wish you were someone else? 

 22. What were you like when you were a kid? 

23. What would your dream house be like? 

24. What last made you laugh? 

25. What is your favorite word? 

26. What is your least favorite word? 

27. What turns you on? 

28. What turns you off? 

29. What is your star sign? 

30. What are your favorite books? 

31. Do you have any siblings? 

32. Do you like to dance?

33. What is your definition of cheating? 

34. Have you ever cheated on someone? 

35. Do you regret anything? 

36. Do you have any phobias? 

37. Ever broken any bones? 

38. Ever come close to death? 

39. What is your religion, if any? 

40. Have you ever been to a psychiatrist/therapist? 

41. Are looks important in a relationship? 

42. Are you more like your mom or your dad? 

43. What is your favorite season? 

44. Do you have any tattoos? 

45. Do you have any piercings? 

46. How many boyfriends/girlfriends have you had? 

47. Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character? 

48. Who is your celebrity crush? 

49. Are you a virgin? 

50. Do you get jealous easily? 

51. What is your favorite type of food? 

52. Do you ever want to get married?

53. Who was your first kiss with? 

54. Have you ever been cheated on? 

55. What is your idea of the perfect date? 

56. Are you an introvert or an extrovert? 

57. Do you believe in aliens or life on other planets? 

58. What talent do you wish you’d been born with?

59. What is your saddest memory? 

60. Do you believe in love at first sight? 

61. Do you believe in soul mates?

62. Have you ever dyed your hair? 

63. Has someone ever spread a nasty rumor about you?

64. Would you go against your moral code for money?

65. What are three things most people don’t know about you? 

66. Who are you jealous of?

67. Do you sleep with a stuffed toy?

68. How long was your longest relationship? 

69. Is the glass half empty or half full?

70. What is the sexiest thing someone could ever do for/to you? 

71. Who is your most loyal friend? 

72. Are you in a relationship?

73. If you have a boyfriend/girlfriend, what is your favorite thing about him/her? 

74. Are you a bad person? 

75. Are you a lover or a fighter? 

76. What did you do on your last birthday? 

77. What is your favorite quote and why? 

78. If your best friend died, what would you do? 

79. If you had to go back in time and change one thing, what would it be? 

80. If you only had 24 hours to live, what would you do? 

81. What is the strangest dream you’ve ever had? 

82. Are you happier single or in a relationship? 

83. Who were you in a past life? 

84. What is your happiest childhood memory?

85. Have you ever experienced unrequited love? 

86. Have you ever had an imaginary friend? 

87. If you were the president, what would you do? 

88. What is your ideal career? 

89. What is your political affiliation? 

90. Are you conservative or liberal? 

91. Is the male or female body closest to perfection?

92. Do you like kissing in public? 

93. If you could change one thing in the world, what would you change? 

94. Where would you like to live? 

95. Where would you go on your dream vacation?

96. Describe yourself in one word.

97. Describe yourself in one sentence. 

Victor sees the glass as half full, I see it as half empty; that’s why we make a good team. Mila, on the other hand, just drinks right out of the bottle. Georgi wonders why it has to be glass and Yurio usually breaks the glass by putting his feet up on the table.
—  Yuuri Katsuki, describing the Russian skating team
We’ve all heard the age-old question of whether the glass is half empty or half full. Well, the truth is that it’s 100% full because it contains both water and air. If you think it’s only filled halfway, that’s because you only see the water.
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I thought this city would be a perfect place where everyone got along and anyone could be anything. Turns out, life’s a little bit more complicated than a slogan on a bumper sticker. Real life is messy. We all have limitations. We all make mistakes. Which means, hey, glass half full, we all have a lot in common. And the more we try to understand one another, the more exceptional each of us will be. But we have to try. So no matter what kind of person you are, I implore you: Try. Try to make the world a better place.
                           Look inside yourself and recognize that change starts with you.

  • Yoongi: I see the glass as half empty, and Hoseok sees it as half full; that’s why we make a good team.
  • Yoongi: Jungkook, on the other hand, just drinks right out of the bottle, Namjoon wonders why it has to be glass, and Taehyung usually breaks the glass by putting his feet up on the table.
Minseok sees the glass as half empty, I see it as half full; that’s why we make a good team. Baekhyun, on the other hand, just drinks right out of the bottle. Yixing wonders why it has to be glass and Chanyeol usually breaks the glass by putting his feet up on the table.
—  Kim Jongdae trying to explain the dynamics of EXO
There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty.
The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What’s up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don’t think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass! Who’s been pinching my beer?
—  Terry Pratchett - The Truth
Magnus sees the glass as half full. I see it as half empty. That’s why we make a great team. Raphael, on the other hand, just drinks right out of the bottle. Simon wonders why it has to be glass. And Jace usually breaks the glass by putting his feet up on the table.
—  Alec Lightwood.
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Real life is messy. We all have limitations. We all make mistakes. Which means, hey, glass half full, we all have a lot in common. And the more we try to understand one another, the more exceptional each of us will be. But we have to try. So no matter what kind of person you are, I implore you: Try. Try to make the world a better place. Look inside yourself and recognize that change starts with you.

lift up your hearts. 12x23 coda. deancas. (ao3)

Castiel wakes in darkness.

He reaches for his grace to find that it’s gone, but his hands are still there, so he reaches out with those, instead. He claws his way up and out of the cold and damp and crushing weight, holding his breath, chest aching.

As soon as he breaks the surface, he lies there, still half buried, and gasps in lungful after lungful of cold, fresh air.

It’s only when his breathing finally calms that he pulls himself the rest of the way out of the ground. He tries to stand but winds up falling to all fours, fabric of his damp clothes chafing against his knees, his elbows. He settles for kneeling, instead, as he tries in vain to shake the sand from his hair and clothes, wipe it from his skin.

As the sun finally peeks over the mountains, he twists his head, looks over his shoulder.

They buried him where he fell. In the early morning light, he can make out the shape of his own damaged wings seared onto the ground, stretching out on either side of where he lay. There is no cross marking his grave, no cairn, just a small circle of carefully placed rocks and a pair of familiar bootprints not yet washed away by the elements.

Castiel turns back around. He rises slowly to his feet and stumbles into the house.

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