'A woman is running from tigers. She runs and she runs, and the tigers are getting closer and closer. She comes to the edge of a cliff. She sees a vine there, so she climbs down and holds onto it. Then she looks down and sees that there are tigers below her as well. At the same…
“You shouldn’t try to stop everything from happening. Sometimes you’re supposed to feel awkward. Sometimes you’re supposed to be vulnerable in front of people. Sometimes it’s necessary because it’s all part of you getting to the next part of yourself.”—Cecelia Ahern, The Book of Tomorrow (via purplebuddhaproject)
1. Don’t subvocalize. When most people read, they say the words aloud in their head. This is called subvocalization. This is the reason we read so slow. To avoid subvocalization, the words need to bypass that middle step. The website spreeder.com can help eliminate this tendency by flashing…
“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”—Mahatma Gandhi (via purplebuddhaproject)
I miss vacation. It was a nice blip in my unending routine.
For the life of me, I cannot eat anything that isn’t laid out for me on a plate or bowl. I have destroyed sandwiches, burritos, tacos, pita wraps… I don’t get it. They just disintegrate in my hands and the innards get all over my plate and face. Am I squeezing it too hard? Am I holding it wrong? It is seriously impairing my quality of life. Send help ASAP.
I need to stop buying board games and earrings. It’s this weird itch. Voices in my head.
The babies from my Mother of Thousands plant have begun rooting. I planted way too many babies. I must devise a long-term plan to ensure a successful future for these babies.
I haven’t watched the True Blood finale in its entirety yet. Once I do, it will be truly over. Not sure yet how I feel about it.