Monday Inspiration: November 3, 2014 (Farkle Edition)

[Meet the hilarious, intelligent and flirty Farkle Minkus from Girl Meets World. Turns out there is a lot you can do with pen and paper. Some of the things we do with these two simple objects are what makes some of us feel the most alive.]

Goal for the week: Let’s take out the headphones, put away the phone, make some eye contact, and connect with those around us.

“The people who make a difference in your life are not the ones with the most credentials, the most money, or the most awards. They simply are the ones who care the most.”-Unknown


By: Gabriela Yareliz

A happy crisp morning to you! The sounds of sirens and construction inundate the busy Manhattan life. It’s a fresh new start today to get stuff done. The sky is a perfect shade of blue.  And while it will be a long day, it will be a good day.

People here in the lounge are pacing around and shuffling papers. I am here, posting and smiling. A professor just walked by and gave me a look–he is definitely wondering what I am up to. Celebrating Monday, of course. Oh yeah!


1] Hellooooooo first Monday in November (Farkle voice). I am loving this crispy air and fall makeup situation. You can just feel the fact that the holidays are coming at us quick, and I can’t wait. Felicia will laugh at me for this, but I also have to mention that November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Why they pick the month when we eat rich foods is beyond me…

2] Walk your road

It’s your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.”-Rumi


4] I guess it’s about filling the holes of uncertainty with the things that have proven to be certain in your life.

“Replace what you don’t know about the future, with what you do know about God.” Christine Caine

“Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading.” – Oswald Chambers

5] Wonderful things do happen; don’t forget that.

“Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen.” –Francis Hodgson Burnett


“Oh, darling. You can’t fix yourself by breaking someone else.” -Unknown



“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip-toe if you must, but take the first step.” -Unknown



“Worry is poison. Hope is the cure.” Manny Khoshbin



“The expert in anything was once a beginner.”-Unknown


14] It may leave you a little out of breath, but it’s worth it because out of breath or in pain, you arrived.

“There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” -Unknown



“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them:

A desire,

a dream,

a vision.”

–Muhammad Ali



“Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction.”

19] Protect your dreams



“Who, being loved, is poor?” Oscar Wilde

22] Appreciate those who are often overlooked or forgotten.

23] Windex can fix anything, including a Monday. (Wink).

[Images from Tumblr]


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