"To be an artist, you have to take risks. You have to reach out past what you think you know. You need to discover new ways of thinking, of being. You want to be spontaneous and vivacious and FLOAT and SKIP and be passionate, again. To infuse your life, and your art, you need adventures."
"The researchers said that emotional intelligence can likely help you stop any emotions — not just negative ones, like stress and anxiety, but also good ones, like excitement — from influencing unrelated decisions. “People who are emotionally intelligent don’t remove all emotions from their decision-making,” Côté said in the statement. “They remove emotions that have nothing to do with the decision.” Indeed, a 2008 study published in the Journal of Consumer Research also showed that emotional intelligence could play a role in decision-making by helping people realize their emotions can sway the choices they make."
"All moments are beautiful, only you have to be receptive and surrendering. All moments are blessings, only you have to be capable of seeing. All moments are benedictions, if you accept with a deep gratitude, nothing ever goes wrong."
"Be generous and expert, trustworthy and clear, open-minded and adaptable, persistent and present."