Listen!

One of the most rare but beautiful things in life is the ability to listen! Its not when youre nudging with your head while the other person is speaking, its not when youre already having thousand thoughts in your mind what to answer when she is finished. Its listening with the intent to understand! I find it hard but also so important and so fascinating when the other person is really with you with all their cells and moleculs! Its like, you can trust your whole being to that other person, or, you become as one. Its like, theres no need for the words anymore because sometimes presence, breathing and feeling the other’s soul is all that you need to really understand each other!
And oh, how much our bodies have to say, if we really listen!

What if.. ?

 

I think the best thing is just constantly imagine yourself being 80, sitting in a rocking chair and looking back on your life. Think about all the possibilities you are being presented each day and ask: “Would my 80-year old self would be happy with all this?” “Did I do everything what my soul craved for or did left something undone because of fear, circumstances, pain or somebody else?”

Models: Nicolas Sibani and Adishakti Celosse

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“All you need is Love!”

I have been thinking about being naive lately. Is it actually possible to be naive?! I believe in trust, which is actually pretty much the same as being naive, its just that people associate it with something negative. I think its not, it simply means that your beliefs that world is a good place are stronger than anything else. It means something inside you is so much bigger than all the fears together! It means letting go, expecting only the best and with expecting I do not mean expectations, I mean that you just trust the whole Universe and let things flow..

Few years ago, in my sweet little town of Estonia there was a construction inside of one well-known building my mother used to work. Everybody had the chance to write something on the walls before they renovated it. Little me wrote there on the wall:

“ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE!”

After what I heared a laugh behind me and an older man saying:”Haha, you naive little girl, it is never enough!”

I have to admit that I took it really strongly. I wasnt so young but I was more fragile I am today. In some ways I believed him (Well, I was in the age of discovering myself). Hearing something like this from quite a successful man, was something that influenced my ways of seeing and, in general, my life quite a lot! I was a bit scared that maybe he is true, maybe I am too naive and maybe everybody else thinks the same..

Today I know that he was wrong! Yes, there are some basic needs we need to fulfill but in the end, nothing is actually more important than love!

“No one is going to stand up at your funeral and say, “She had a really expensive couch and great shoes.”

I have met amazing men during these last years – strong and confident about who they are and what they have, at the same time sharing it all from pure heart without expecting things back. They have taught me a lot about unconditional love. I have met amazingly beautiful and strong women who know how wonderful they are but doesnt use it against, rather for helping life around them to improve! I have learned so much about what really matters and what matters less!

I wanted to share my story with this photo because my dear friends Armin and Katriin, who have an amazing union between her beautiful and divine being and his strong, at the same time so fragile, kind and loving heart. I admire and love them a lot! I am grateful so for their approval of sharing this photo because they have shared so much more with me –  time, life, bodies and soul! I had amazing photoshoot, amazing materials but I will publish only this photo! Thank you, my dear friends, love and light!

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