What a terrible thing it is to wound someone you really care for - and to do it...– Haruki Murakami (Norwegian Wood)
Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one’s taking.– Doug Coupland (via thenocturnals)
My dog is dying *sobs*
If I respect myself and believe in what I’m doing, no one can touch me.– Fiona Apple (via whimsicalele)
Understanding depression in a friend or family...
psych-facts: onlinecounsellingcollege: · Depression is a serious condition. Don’t underestimate the seriousness of depression. Depression drains a person’s energy, optimism, and motivation. Your depressed loved one can’t just “snap out of it” by sheer force of will. · The symptoms of depression aren’t personal. Depression makes it difficult for a person to connect on a deep...
Be proud of your pain, for you are stronger than those with none.– Lois Lowry (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
Thinking of deleting my tumblr…. Anyone out there got any good reasons not to?
Neurolove.me: Qualities of a Winning Personality →
onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. Exhibit integrity – A person is said to have integrity if what they say and what they do are rooted in the same set of core values. 2. Don’t speak badly of others – If you speak badly about others to a friend, the chances are you’ll also speak badly…
People inspire you, or they drain you — pick them wisely.– Hans F. Hansen (via subconsciousflow)
It is abhorrent to me when a fine intelligence is paired with an unsavory...– Albert Einstein (via ecocides)
tellerknowles: does anybody else have that friend that you’re pretty sure is your soulmate but in a friend way
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.– Yousuf Karsh (via lalaladylove)
I recon I’d be one of those really giggly drunks. Too bad I’m not willing to drink enough to ever find out…
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.– Dalai Lama XIV (via kari-shma)
I think the most common cause of insomnia is simple; it’s loneliness.– Heath Ledger (via thenocturnals)
Don’t save something for a special occasion. Every day of your life is a special...– Thomas S. Monson (via thatkindofwoman)
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that...– Albert Camus (via ecocides)
When the smell of something triggers memories...
Today it was my coconut sunscreen. As soon as the scent caught my nose, all the memories of my summer romance came flooding in. How conflicted I was and how everyone told me to enjoy it while it lasts. Oh it lasts all right! Memories such as these stick with you. Just gotta sort through them and dwell on the good ones.
Psychology Blog (Neurolove/psych-facts): How to... →
psych-facts: onlinecounsellingcollege: 1. Be honest with yourself and admit that you’re putting off stuff that really needs to be done. 2. Try and figure out why you’re procrastinating. Is it because you don’t like it, it creates anxiety, you don’t understand it, it feels overwhelming, you’re…
I can’t explain the joy I felt today as my client left the centre with a smile on her face feeling relieved, empowered and confident in her ability to tackle her problems. I love my job. “…the degree to which I can create relationships which facilitate the growth of others as separate persons is a measure of the growth I have achieved in myself.” ~Carl Rogers
There’s a girl in the corner With tear stains on her eyes From the places...– You Are More, Tenth Avenue North (via faiththat-movesmountains)
Tonight was the first time I went to a party and didn’t sit in a corner somewhere being antisocial. People actually noticed and acknowledged my existence and I had great time meeting new people and catching up with old friends. Feels great!