I picked up this hashtag “#pursuepretty” that is very popular on Instagram, and these two words happen to be my inspiration these days.
There is this heightened sense of appreciation for beauty in me that tells me to let go of anything that is not beautiful and only pursue pretty. And when I say let go, i don’t mean to deny that, I just want to accept that, and find beauty in it. Find beauty in chaos, and all the distressed things, and love them just the same.
When I surround myself with beauty, and it could be anything, a flower, the blue sky, the fresh green grass, the bark of a tree, a pretty print, or an object that is aesthetic, i feel energised. It is almost meditative. I feel more centred. More at peace.
And while I paint in my lovely studio today, and create beauty, I know there are lots and lots of people who live to make their ends meet. Who in their day to day life, forget to slow down and smell the roses. I know at least a dozen of such people closely, who think they will make their life beautiful tomorrow, because today they must run. Run for their tomorrow, neglecting how lovely today is.
Please guys, slow down. Touch the leaves in your garden, give them some love, surround yourself with some sunshine, come out of the dark places where dementors lurk in the corners.
Walk away. Walk within.
Surround yourself with beauty that will manifest into pure energy, which you can then flow out in the world, and affect the energy of those around you. That is powerful. That is why I #pursuepretty.
My #100dayproject is going strong & pretty on Instagram. Have a look!
And until we meet next time, #pursuepretty
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