Living up to an image that you have of yourself or that other people have of you is inauthentic living.Eckhart Tolle (via purplebuddhaproject)
We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically…Not only are we in the universe, the universe is in us.Neil deGrasse Tyson. Astrophysicist (via purplebuddhaproject)
Give the gift of your absence to those who do not appreciate your presence.Unknown (via purplebuddhaproject)
Check out Rebecca Makkai’s great post on the fine balance between promoting work on social media and being obnoxious.
"This is the story of Todd Manly-Krauss, the world’s most irritating writer. He’s a good enough guy in real life (holds his liquor, fun at parties, writes a hell of a short story)—but give the guy a social media account, and the most mild-mannered of his writer friends will turn to blood lust."
Fresh Air even gets a shout out: