What does it mean to live consciously?
Our life is in the details.
What happens when life shakes us out of our blurred existence,
forcing us to see ourselves clearly?
Content from around the world that deserves a repost.
Each with the goal to inspire, engage, and connect.
Jordan Poyer is a successful member of the elite NFL. As strong safety for the Buffalo Bills Poyer is used to facing off with some of the toughest guys in the sport. But his biggest opponent would come in the form of a glass--ones filled with alcohol. In an honest and open short film, Poyer describes his rock bottom, his first AA meeting, and what his goal was for getting sober.
The story of Alenka Artnik is, literally, breathtaking. So is this incredible piece written by Xan Rice on the greatest female free diver the world has ever seen. Artnik's story takes her to the depths of her soul, the moment standing on a bridge in utter despair, the solace she would find in the water, and how she would find herself under the sea where no man or woman had ever dared to freedive before.
Keanu Reeves is one of life's great mysteries, although he would probably say he is pretty simple to explain. As he embarks on the publicity tour for the much anticipated The Matrix Resurrections, we find ourselves desperately trhing to figure this guy out. One thing is for sure, he is loved. By his co-workers, his friends. Going to show that the answers we seek about him are there if we just took the time to really see.
Photo: Katie McCurdy
Lady Gaga's talent lies in her honesty, her ability to wear her heart on her sleeve and use its beats as the soundtrack to her craft both in music and in film. In her latest role as Patrizia Reggiani in House of Gucci, Gaga dipped into her deep well of emotional resources to play a woman wounded and betrayed but one whose actions were driven by rage.
For a chapter in her life, Iman was married to a man who was also loved by the world. With David Bowie she built a home, a family, a blanket of memories she uses to comfort her on the days when his absence becomes too painful. Instead of words to process her grief, Iman found scents--surrounding herself in what they evoked and true to her life with the superstar, she is sharing it with the world.
Being a superhero, or playing one in the movies, brings with it a shed load of emotional issues. And for Andrew Garfield, who played Spiderman, it would become a turning point for him to figure out his 'why'. For it wasn't the fame and fortune he was after. He wanted, he needed, to go deeper to realise what his life was truly about.