Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Wisdom Wednesday

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.” -- Wayne Dyer

"Springside Bowl" Look Book, LuLu's, Spring 2012

The other day, I read this quote that a friend had posted as a status. I sat there for a few minutes really contemplating whether or not I liked the quote. Then I came to the conclusion that its raw and tough-love-like nature was a perfect reminder for all to hear.

I can never understand why people always complain so much. Here we have a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black, because I'm quite guilty of whining over things from time to time. I would like to think that I have been much more mindful of it, as of late, but that might just be wishful thinking. In any case, complaining can only take you so far. You whine, you feel sort of better after letting go of some inner angst, and then you think about it again and feel upset. Sound familiar? If not, it certainly does with me. But really think about the act of complaining. What does it get you aside from maybe 10 minutes of relief after you've expressed your dissatisfaction for a certain situation or a certain someone? Nothing, really. So why not just channel all the anger, sadness, worry, pain, whatever it is you feel towards something better? Let it motivate you. Let it help you. Do not wallow in pain and don't let someone dictate how you feel. You are in charge of you. Be better. Waste your time crying over spilled milk, or clean up the milk and get moving to get some more. In the end, all the choices we make are our own. So, be miserable, or be motivated.

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  1. I love these pictures and all the clothes.

  2. Love this!
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  3. I love the settings of this shoot!

  4. It's all about channeling the negative energy into positive motivation! Love it. And love this lookbook! xo

  5. fantastic words of wisdom!!

    x carlina

  6. definitely taking these words to heart. thank you!


  7. yeah, thanks a heap for these words totally in your face and definitely needed



  8. This lookbook is making me wish SF would go into Spring already..

    and I agree with you and am guilty of the same. I try my best to not complain because it really doesn't do anything. It's all about ACTION- that's the only time change will happen.



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