In the U.S., where ninety-six percent of the reported perpetrators of rape are...– Joseph Weinberg & Michael Biernbaum, Conversations of Consent: Sexual Intimacy without Sexual Assault (via cocknbull) this is one of those things i don’t think about and then when i do i’m like WELL FUCK ALL THIS BULL SHIT. (via accidentalmelodrama) WHAT. (via little-field-mouse)
prideandpatience: Good books are an escape. A secret passage away from every day life, leading, not to what you intend to become, but what you have always dreamed of being. Through the pages of good literature we curb reality. For a few fleetingly evanescent moments, we satisfy our most basic desire for contentment, while swimming onward, into a sea of the unknown; watching as blurred...
Muggles are not able to REBLOG this.
for-all-one-knows: helena-castor: all the notes. holy crap. ￼ at first the reblog button didn’t work for me, i was like FUCK FUCK FUCK but then it worked.lol. It worked immediately. I’M HARRY FREAKIN POTTER! Heheh:) HA! FINALLY! after the 73902356504600th try! ;) look @ me now. fuck yeaahhhhh first time VIVA LA MAGICAL REVOLUTION!!! I’m the boss. OH THANK GOD. 1st...
You will fall in love with someone who annoys you, whose orgasm face looks and...– (via punkrockmermaid)
Psychology Blog (Neurolove/psych-facts): Helpful... →
onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. Try and understand the other person’s perspective. They may just be feeling down, or be having a bad day, or there may be some truth in what they have to say. Don’t write them off, and dismiss them right away - but listen and process what they have to say. 2….
What I've learned from young women in fiction.
Hermione Granger: taught me to fight for what you believe in, even if others try to put you down for it... ESPECIALLY if others do that.
Ginny Weasley: taught me to set my own standards for what I should be.
Luna Lovegood: taught me that there is nothing wrong in being different.
Katniss Everdeen: taught me that giving up is never an option.
Winry Rockbell: taught me to always keep improving on what I'm passionate about
Riza Hawkeye: taught me that if you're going to fight, do it to protect the ones you love.
Katara: taught me to never turn my back on people who need me.
Toph: taught me to never look for anyone's approval and just know who you are.
Suki and Asami: both taught me that there's nothing wrong with being a tough girl no matter what kind of girl you are.
Korra: taught me that the first step in facing your fears is admitting them.
Lin: taught me that love is sometimes making a sacrifice for those we care about.
Annabeth Chase: taught me wisdom and intelligence are great strengths in themselves.
Piper McLean: taught me that being a hero and being strong is doing what's need of you, whenever you're needed.
Hazel Levesque: taught me that we must forgive ourselves of our misdeeds and learn from them.
...And people wonder why I'm so into "kid's stories"
dirrtyflowerchild: Seven steps for overcoming ego’s hold on you 1. Stop being offended 2. Let go of your need to win 3. Let go of your need to be right 4. Let go of your need to be superior 5. Let go of your need to have more 6. Let go of identifying yourself on the basis of your achievements 7. Let go of your reputation Ego is the source of a lot of conflict and dissension because...
freelove-drugs-longhair: “Buying books is immensely comforting. Maybe I won’t read them immediately, but they make me feel so much better whenever I’m sad and blue. Just their presence, it’s like having more to look forward to.”
Psychology Blog (Neurolove/psych-facts): Questions... →
onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. If you could change one aspect of your life or personality, what would it be? 2. Are you “your own person” or are you defined and pushed around by others? 3. Is there any area of your life where you feel out of control? 4. Do you feel more comfortable in…
Aristotle: We are what we repeatedly do.
Plato: Well then I guess I'm YOUR MOM
Plato: *high fives Socrates*
A Nerds Guide To Reading →
readbooksneedbooks: This website is genius and to the point. And the points being made are genius. Basically, a concise list of books worth being read in different genres. Along with short, yet perfectly informative summaries of the books. Plus I learned of some books that I now want to read. All hail nerds. Forreal.
There are books that will forever change the way you read.
There are books that will scare you away from reading, but it's okay--you're always welcome back.
There are books that will be the host of your first great fictional love.
There are books that will steal you from the real world--
And there are books that bring the real world more into focus.
There are books meant for devouring.
There are books meant to be savored.
There are books that are giants in your bags--
But gifts to be unwrapped.
There are books that connect you to others.
There are books that make you different from others.
There are books that help you grow--
But there are books that help you regress and understand the past.
There are books, so many books.
All you have to do is read.