You’re tired of hearing about it? Think about how fucking exhausting it is living it.
― Jon Stewart regarding racism. (via anotherwellkeptsecret)
Likewise, “Orphan Black,” though obviously female-centric, does not make bank on the “revelation” that women can be good and bad, timid and violent, strong and susceptible Just Like Men. Instead, it plays with the nature of family with the same dexterity it brings to the definition of identity. What is a mother, a child, a sister, a friend, and what is expected of and owed to each?
things that are difficult: applying for jobs and continuously being rejected.
Growth is painful. Change is painful.But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.
― Mandy Hale (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
problems with staying friend with people from school: the problems you had in school follow you. no one ever really changes.
Oh my God, what if you wake up some day, and you’re 65, or 75, and you never got your memoir or novel written; or you didn’t go swimming in warm pools and oceans all those years because your thighs were jiggly and you had a nice big comfortable tummy; or you were just so strung out on perfectionism and people-pleasing that you forgot to have a big juicy creative life, of imagination and radical silliness and staring off into space like when you were a kid? It’s going to break your heart. Don’t let this happen.
― Anne Lamott (via jerfreyy)