There’s a beauty to be found in the old and the worn because it makes you aware of the passing of the time.
Coping with changes and setbacks as everything constantly changes
A restored work of art stands for vulnerability, strength, and beauty.
Accept one’s imperfections and become a happier person who is able to heal the other things that can break in life; a relationship, your heart, your confidence in the future.
While one can hurt in life, with the right knowledge, we can recover. The lessons we learn from adversity are the gold that binds the broken shards together.
How many times have we wanted something that someone else has
Can we blame the internet? Yes and No.
Seeing what else is out there, what other people are doing, and what other possibilities can be unsettling, but “the grass is always greener” is an expression that’s been around for far longer than the internet, and one that harbors up ideas of never being quite satisfied with what one has.
It evokes mental images of peering enviously over your neighbors’ fence, or of someone risking life and limbs trying to get over a bridge.
Its called to mind Adam and Eve thinking that perhaps an apple held better things than the paradise in which they already existed and of Cain’s seething jealousy of his brother, Abel. Self-doubt, envy, and aspiration are all, to one degree or another, essential elements of human nature
The issue arises when fixating on someone else’s grass leads you to dislike or neglect your own-
When you are so caught up in how much better that person’s life is that jealously and misery paralyze you from improving your own