smile. for me, would you? you see, your smile, it does more than just light up the room. it warms my heart and rids the room of the dark shadows that frighten me so. your smile fixes it all. it is the sun that provides the light and warmth and energy without which i wouldn’t … Read more
i can see the rhythm of your heart pumping through the blue thread veins so easily seen from outside your paper thin skin. with every beat, my love for you grows; for every tiny cell traveling through your magnificent body, i fall in love with you infinitely more. an eternally, infinitely expanding adoration is what … Read more
Harmonious: Exhibiting accord in feeling or action. Having component elements pleasingly or appropriately combined In a sentence: I seek to make my existence with those around me as harmonious as possible, which in turn amplifies the positivity in my life. Mission: Seek harmony in your life! Look for harmonious balances all around you, and think … Read more
Tremendous: extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree In a sentence: When I look around, I am reminded that despite everything, there is tremendous good in people. Mission: Look for the tremendous good in your life! Find things that are particularly positive and fixate on them!
Elegant: refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style, marked by elegance; of a high grade or quality In a sentence: The elegant nature of the girl shone for all to see, whether she was dressed up and ready to go out, or just out of bed. Mission: Look for elegance in everything and … Read more
do you have a favorite shape? mine is a person shape. no single one is exactly like another; bodies like fingerprints… unique to each and every one of us. all so varied, but all so beautiful in their own magnificent ways. is there any other shape in the world that keeps you up at night? … Read more
Contented: satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are In a sentence: Although things may not always turn out as I want or expect, I remember that life is beautiful and try my best to remain contented with life. Mission: Remember that life is good and try to be contended with what you have. … Read more
Sophisticated: finely experienced and aware; having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire In a sentence: Through experience, I have become sophisticated; the world is mine, and I know that I control my reactions to all that happens. Mission: You don’t need to have traveled the world to be sophisticated. This … Read more
Flawless: without imperfection In a sentence: Though we all have our flaws, don’t ever let that stop you from being flawless. Mission: Remember that we are all human and we all have our flaws. But really, that’s what makes us perfect. Look for the flawless good in your life this week.
Comfortable: affording or enjoying contentment and security; free from stress or tension; encourages serenity and well-being In a sentence: I feel most comfortable when I’m being silly and carefree with my best friends. Mission: What makes you feel the most comfortable? Share it with us and this week, look to surround yourselves with things and/or … Read more
yes yes, i believe in hope. i believe in these good things, and these unfaltering smiles. i know those butterflies that beat their wings so hard, there’s a storm warning in your stomach. nervous becomes a tangible thing, a brick, so heavy and exciting, more than just a word describing a feeling. i know these … Read more
Inspiring: stimulating or exalting to the spirit In a sentence: Her unfaulting ability to remain to true to herself was inspiring. Mission: Seek the inspiring in your life! Got some of your favorite inspiring words and quotes? Share them with us in the comments! Do you know some truly inspiring people in your life? Tell … Read more
Exquisite: marked by flawless craftsmanship or by beautiful, ingenious, delicate, or elaborate execution; pleasing through beauty, fitness, or perfection. In a sentence: Just like every snowflake, or every flower, we are all unique and uniquely exquisite. Mission: Seek the exquisite in your life! It’s there waiting to be found!!
Staggering: So great as to cause one to stagger; astonishing, overwhelming In a sentence: Today, I was overwhelmed by the staggering nature of the beauty in my life. Mission: Remember that you don’t always need to look far to find the awe inspiring in your day. Staggering. Remember to keep this word in mind and … Read more
“Back in my old life, I was never much of a smiler. A girl may win hearts with a coy grin, but it seemed to me that a wry smirk and jagged comment opened all the doors I wanted (and tightened the lock on a few that I really, really wanted to keep closed). When … Read more
Resplendent: Shining brilliantly; characterized by a glowing splendor In a sentence: As I gazed at the stars, I realized that they are every bit as resplendent as the beautiful people in my life. Your mission: Look for the resplendent things and people in your life! Do you know the very best people it’s possible to … Read more
Exceptional: forming an exception; deviating from the norm; better than average; superior In a sentence: Out of all of my talents, I believe my most exceptional is my sewing ability. Your mission: Babies, keep an eye out this week for everything around you that is exceptional! And, in the comments, share your sentence and tell … Read more
“Cherish your solitude. Take trains by yourself to places you have never been. Sleep out alone under the stars. Learn how to drive a stick shift. Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back. Say no when you don’t want to do something. Say yes if your instincts are strong, … Read more
So, dear birds and babies, starting next Sunday, we’re going to have a weekly piece here at YAR. We’re calling it the ‘YAR Word of the Week,’ and it will go a little something like this. Each week, we’re going to post a positive word, and its dictionary definition. It will be your MISSION to … Read more
We are all human and that being the case, we are all so very blessed. One of our many blessings is the ability to appreciate beauty. How lucky we are to be able to appreciate aesthetics, and to revel in the glory of beautiful things and beautiful people. As you walked down the street, did … Read more