occhiolism in motion photo by taylor leopold via LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Occhiolism

Occhiolism is the awareness of the smallness of your perspective in the grandness of the vast scope of the Universe. Occhiolism is from The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows and it's full definition reads as "the awareness of the smallness of your perspective, by which you couldn’t possibly draw any meaningful conclusions at all, about the… Continue reading Word Nerd: Occhiolism

Advertisements
You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously Sophia Bush quote Monday Mantra 204
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 204 – You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously

“You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously.”  ~ Sophia Bush There is no need to define or contain one's self to a singular way of being... "You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously." As humans, we like to label things. We… Continue reading Monday Mantra 204 – You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously

selenophilia romance digital edit from crop of original photo by anders jilden via LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Selenophilia

Selenophilia is a love of the moon. Selenophilia derives from the words seleno- (moon) which comes from the Greek selēnē (moon) and philia (strong attraction to) which comes from the Greek philos (loving). So selenophilia is literally moon loving! Selenophilia is a poetic word by nature, since the moon is a figure of poetry, worship… Continue reading Word Nerd: Selenophilia

be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others Lama Yeshe quote Monday Mantra 203 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 203 – Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others

“Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others.”  ~ Lama Yeshe Gentleness is something this World and humanity desperately needs... "Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others." To be gentle means to exist in ways that are kindly, compassionate, and peaceful. Gentleness has no… Continue reading Monday Mantra 203 – Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others

borborygmi is something my stomach is all too familair with image via LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Borborygmi

Borborygmi are the rumbling, gurgling sounds caused by gas moving through the intestines. Borborygmi is the plural form of borborygmus and it is pronounced BOR-boh-RIG-mee. Borborygmi originates from the Greek borborygmos, which was derived from borboryzein (to have a rumbling in the bowels). While there is nothing exactly fun about being borborygmic (suffering from borborygmi),… Continue reading Word Nerd: Borborygmi

You are the only person on Earth who can use your ability Zig Ziglar quote Monday Mantra 202 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 202 – You are the only person on Earth who can use your ability

“You are the only person on Earth who can use your ability.”  ~ Zig Ziglar It's a little mind-blowing if you pause and acknowledge the fact that you are the only you there is or ever will be... "You are the only person on earth who can use your ability." It fully stands to reason… Continue reading Monday Mantra 202 – You are the only person on Earth who can use your ability