It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do...– Aldous Huxley (via pigmenting) #wordstoliveby
With grace in your heart and flowers in your hair.– After the Storm (Mumford & Sons)
I ran across this article, and thought it was simply wonderful for any age really… http://hellogiggles.com/25-things-to-do-before-turning-25
You are mysterious, I love you. You’re beautiful, intelligent, and virtuous, and...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via emtc)
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.– Nora Ephron (via thatkindofwoman) #truth
Success is the ability to move from failure to failure without losing your...– – Winston Churchill (via menwhodream) YES.
Too many young folk have addiction to superficial things and not enough...– Cornel West (via sorakeem) #truth.
Letting girls be girls →
In honor of International Day of the Girl (Oct 11th) <3 “We’ve repeatedly described educating girls as the single best way to lower fertility, improve children’s health, and create a more just and dynamic society”.
all AASH everything: Meditation by Chief Tecumseh... →
allaasheverything: So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the…
Introverts, in contrast, may have strong social skills and enjoy parties and...– Susan Cain (via grisho) Oh, yes. Also, methinks that Mr. Darcy was, is, an introvert. (via bucolic-beauty)
Socializing is as exhausting as giving blood. People assume we loners are...– Anneli Rufus (via thatkindofwoman)
I like it when somebody gets excited about something. It’s nice.– J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (via letitsnow)
Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office...– Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums (via kvlv)
25 and Feelin' Fine
7 years ago I graduated from high school, full of enthusiasm and excitement to begin the new big chapter in my life- college. Now, I’m 25 and I find myself reflecting on my past, slightly nervous, and excited for the future. As I sit here thinking about how I want to continue growing, learning, and becoming a better person overall I think of what I (my 25 y/o self) have learned over these...
When you’re feeling down, it’s so tempting to focus on your sadness: you wonder...– Amazing. (via humansofnewyork)
The Opposite of Loneliness →
aprilkristin: schoolmeetlife: The piece below was written by Marina Keegan ‘12 for a special edition of the Yale Daily News. Keegan died in a car accident on Saturday. She was 22. What we have to remember is that we can still do anything. We can change our minds. We can start over. Get a post-bac or try writing for the first time. The notion that it’s too late to do anything is comical. It’s...
Banning School Junk Food-totally worth it.
Came across this in the NYtimes- and it couldn’t make me hapiper… Bans on School Junk Food Pay Off in California By ANAHAD O’CONNOR | May 8, 2012, 12:02 pm 19 Comments Five years after California started cracking down on junk food in school cafeterias, a new report shows that high school students there consume fewer calories and less fat and sugar at school than...
15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy
I came across this article..and thought it was absolutely beatiful. Something I want to strive for- everyday. 1. Give up your need to always be right. There are so many of us who can’t stand the idea of being wrong – wanting to always be right – even at the risk of ending great relationships or causing a great deal of stress and pain, for us and for others. It’s just not worth it. Whenever you...