What is the reason to follow the calendar? Don`t mind what day it is today … just live
Really beautiful, view them all here
She wasn’t afraid of difficulties; what frightened her was being forced to choose one particular path.
Choosing a path meant having to miss out on others. She had a whole life to live and she was always thinking that, in future, she might regret the choices she made now. ‘I’m afraid of committing myself,’ she thought to herself. She wanted to follow all possible paths and so ended up following none."
Paulo Coelho, Brida
things i told the internet, but didn’t tell my mom
35mm film scans
some pictures about my backwards concept of privacy.
i. it’s getting bad again
ii. this week i am struggling with self doubt and the transition from iced coffee to hot coffee
iii. i want to puke and sleep for six days
iv. i still can’t sit on your couch without shaking
v. i need other people to validate that i am important because i can’t do it for myself
vi. no one else has ever told me that i am desirable with the lights on
"At fifteen you had the radiance of early morning, at twenty you will begin to have the melancholy brilliance of the moon."
F.Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise (1920)
"You never knew exactly how much space you occupied in people’s lives."
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night
"There was something about our silence that made me feel comfortable. He wasn’t talking to me, but I didn’t feel ignored. I felt we were part of the same moment and it didn’t need to be defined."
David Levithan/Rachel Cohn, Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List
"How sad and strange we all are."
Paula McLain, The Paris Wife
Yayoi Kusama’s “Fireflies on the Water” light installation at the Whitney Museum, 2012. Photos taken by Gabrielle Plucknette and are owned by the New York Times.
"I will destroy you in the most beautiful way possible, and when I leave you will finally understand, why storms are named after people."
These comics all really capture how frustrating depression is.