Gradually you learn to live less and less by imposing stories on your life, traveling through your life with the heaviness of the stories of who you are in relationship to the world. The secret is that your life is only always Now. ~Eckhart Tolle, Practicing Presence in Every Moment of Your Life
Thinking inside the jar, this is a well created piece. In terms of the piece working well, it's hard to tell it was Photoshoped Obviously this was however it looks real. I like the black and white aspect, I would try color too to see how that flows with the design. I think this is a great design, not a bad one.