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The Beautiful Sadness of Optimistic Nihilism

I have, on multiple occasions, been a firm believer in the absurdist school of philosophical thought. But lately, as my news feeds get filled with more of the same political drama and I hear more from friends being dragged down by the weight of the world, I’ve been falling back on my absurdist thoughts. 796 more words

Philosophy

April 19, 2018

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

-William Arthur Ward

Quote Of The Day

Chapter 26 ~ Rosa's Story Turns Joe's World Upside Down

Chapter 26 ~ Rosa’s Story Turns Joe’s World Upside Down

Rosa gripped her white cloth napkin in her right hand as if she were trying to strangle the breath out of it. 1,125 more words

Optimism

The Fair World

I was recently talking to a friend about her career. She is quite successful and she told me that she rarely, if ever, prepares herself. Contrary to that, I liked preparing a lot and I often over prepared and even then felt anxious that I was not going to do well. 662 more words

Anxiety

Today's Quote on Happiness

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.

James M. Barrie

Motivation

A will to live

It wasn’t so dreadful, my time with you. It reminded me of how I felt as a child, so enchanted by the stars… Filling me with wonder before taking it away, as I realized I could never reach them.. 116 more words

Poetry

Optimism is a positive quality

Lately, I’ve been working on my attitude. My whole doom-gloom-stomping-around thing was getting a little old.

In the past week, I declared my major, redecorated my room, and got assigned a… 323 more words