“Pride is pleasure arising from a man’s thinking too highly of himself.” ~ Baruch Spinoza Have you ever reacted to something defensively/angrily/righteously etc. and then looked back a few minutes later, wide-eyed & wondering, “where in the hell did THAT come from?” [reacted being the key word — as opposed to responded which involves thinking … More the prison of my pride.
“We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there, [what] we have been conditioned to expect… But, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs.” ~ Aaron Siskind As promised, I’m back with my photographic intention. Here it is: I intend to See clearly, and faithfully capture what … More photographic intentions revisited.
“Affirmations are like screaming that you’re okay in order to overcome this whisper that you’re not. That’s a big contrast to actually uncovering the whisper, realizing that it’s a passing memory, and moving closer to all those fears and all those edgy feelings that maybe you’re not okay. Well, no big deal. None of us … More an alternative to affirmations.
“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” ~Henry Ward Beecher On April 15th, I started my first day of participation in the 100 Happy Days project. The idea of the project is to choose happiness for 100 days in a row, and to document it using social … More 100 happy days.
re·sil·ience riˈzilyəns/ noun 1. the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. 2. the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. We’re back from our trip to India. From landing in Mumbai to departing for Los Angeles, our trip was a total of 6 days. Phew! It was a whirlwind … More cutting a rug in India.
“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton For those of y’all who didn’t already know, my mom is Korean and my dad is Indian. I’ve been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to visit both my motherland and my fatherland multiple times … More leaving on a jet plane.