Because I Can, That's Why

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  1. You are stronger than you realise.
  2. You are crueller than you realise.
  3. The smallest words will break your heart.
  4. You will change. You’re not the same person you were three years ago. You’re not even the same person you were three minutes ago and that’s okay. Especially if you don’t like the person you were three minutes ago.
  5. People come and go. Some are cigarette breaks, others are forest fires.
  6. You won’t like your name until you hear someone say it in their sleep.
  7. You’ll forget your email password but ten years from now you’ll still remember the number of steps up to his flat.
  8. You don’t have to open the curtains if you don’t want to.
  9. Never stop yourself texting someone. If you love them at 4 a.m., tell them. If you still love them at 9.30 a.m., tell them again.
  10. Make sure you have a safe place. Whether it’s the kitchen floor or the Travel section of a bookshop, just make sure you have a safe place.
  11. You will be scared of all kinds of things, of spiders and clowns and eating alone, but your biggest fear will be that people will see you the way you see yourself.
  12. Sometimes, looking at someone will be like looking into the sun. Sometimes someone will look at you like you are the sun. Wait for it.
  13. You will learn how to sleep alone, how to avoid the cold corners but still fill a bed.
  14. Always be friends with the broken people. They know how to survive.
  15. You can love someone and hate them, all at once. You can miss them so much you ache but still ignore your phone when they call.
  16. You are good at something, whether it’s making someone laugh or remembering their birthday. Don’t ever let anyone tell you that these things don’t matter.
  17. You will always be hungry for love. Always. Even when someone is asleep next to you you’ll envy the pillow touching their cheek and the sheet hiding their skin.
  18. Loneliness is nothing to do with how many people are around you but how many of them understand you.
  19. People say I love you all the time. Even when they say, ‘Why didn’t you call me back?’ or ‘He’s an asshole.’ Make sure you’re listening.
  20. You will be okay.
  21. You will be okay.
21 things my father never told me (via motelstyles)

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Are you looking for natural ways to improve your mood, due to stress, anxiety, sorrow, or anger?
Our “Cheer up, Buttercup!” series lists just that! We have 56 tips to help you brighten your day. :)
Change your Self Talk
Don’t let negative influences stay in your life for longer than necessary
Maintain a good Network
Do productive things
You don’t have to hold it all in.
Do what you love
Indulge yourself
Don’t blame yourself
Look for the silver lining
Bask in the sun!
Play with a pet
Repaint or reorganize your room
Give someone a hug
Reach out to someone
Fish, Brazil Nuts, and Orange Juice
Don’t over-schedule
Don’t forget about your health
Connect with others
Shop smart
Keep a daily journal
Listen to your favorite music
Eat three healthy meals a day
Gussy up
Watch a funny movie
Let yourself cry
Take a hot shower
Call up an old friend
Believe in yourself!
Dye your hair
Make your bed
Wear something you really like
Do something for someone else
Get some new ideas
Be thankful
Listen to inspiring, upbeat music
Make a list of quotes and lyrics that inspire you
Make a list of places you’d like to visit, or things you’d like to do within your lifetime
Bake or cook your favorite dish
Watch silly daytime television
Play a video game or a board game with friends
Write letters to your best friends and send them if you wish to
Start drawing, or a create a collage of how you’re feeling
Place a blanket in the dryer and wrap it around yourself
Make a cup of tea/coffee
Look up and learn breathing techniques
Run yourself a warm bath and fill it with aromatherapy oils
Paint your nails
Pray or Meditate
Take photographs of something that catches your eye
Look up funny cats and dogs on Youtube.
Fill in a CBT ABC worksheet or something similar
Invest in a punching bag


Are you looking for natural ways to improve your mood, due to stress, anxiety, sorrow, or anger?

Our “Cheer up, Buttercup!” series lists just that! We have 56 tips to help you brighten your day. :)

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The Legend of Zelda : Feather Time.

Join this new epic adventure introducing pigeon Link !

… Well I wanted to create an epic legend …. with birds ^p^” !

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Swimming Pool Replica of an 18th Century Stradivarius Violin

The swimming pool … offers a perimeter overflow spa for up to 12 persons, independent LED illumination, so that it can be admired during nighttime as well, and there are koi-ponds resembling the bow of the violin with 250 fiber optic star-lights.

There are a lot of glass tiles illuminating the periphery of the pool and the violin strings are illuminated by no less than 5760 strands of fiber optic which can be synchronized with the music playing. There is an audio system making it possible to listen to music underwater and the pool settings as well as landscape utilities can be configured via an iPhone.

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