A lot covered in one book….
where have you been, jack douglas
what kind of things have you seen
I SEARCHED FOR THIS BOOK AND IT’S FUCKING EXPENSIVE
1. You feel ancient to the core, as though you have existed forever.
2. You are soul tired, and simply want to go ‘home’.
|—||Alan Watts (via thecalminside)|
How to feel better about yourself:
1. Sleep without underwear every once and a while, it’s good for you. Maybe even try sleeping naked.
2. Take long baths with tea, ice cream, or whatever you please. Throw in bubbles if that’s your style.
3. Look at yourself like you look at your best friend. Find the freckles you love, what your eyes look best with, what hairstyle compliments your smile.
4. When you look at your naked body in the mirror, only think good things. Say compliments to yourself aloud. Watch yourself smile, and encourage yourself.
5. Take yourself out on a date. Treat yourself to the things you love. You’re alone yes, but there is nothing wrong with that. Remember all the times you were smothered by people and talking crowds, and you only wanted to be alone with yourself.
6. Write yourself a love note. Tell yourself your favorite things about you, and tell yourself all the things you want to become. Tell yourself you’ll love you forever.
7. Take pictures of yourself. Selfies are magnificent! Take 500! Take them everywhere! Find the good lighting! Pick your favorite one and realize what a wonderful work of art you are.
8. Acknowledge your accomplishments, all of them. Got out of bed? It’s hard sometimes and it’s been hard before, so honestly great job. Drink lots of water, and at the end of the day congratulate yourself for staying hydrated. Let yourself know when you are proud, and soak up the feeling of “well done”.
introverts experience uncontrollable vomiting at the sound of any voice that is not coming from their own internal monologue
extroverts will talk to people until their jaw physically disintegrates, at which point they will continue emitting sound like a foghorn
this seems about right
I might be super late to this discovery, but I wanted to give everyone else a heads up just in case you haven’t heard
Whole Foods has a program called ‘try is before you buy it’. They do not advertise this program whatsoever. But all you do is pick up an item you want, and ask an employee if you can ‘try it before you buy it’. The idea is to get people trying new food, but you can ask for food you already know/eat as long as you mention the program/that phrase. They will pull out a green sticker, put it on the item, and give you that item for free. You take it to checkout, the cashier types in a special code, and it will come out as $0.00 on your receipt.
I know Whole Foods is shitty and inaccessible to a lot of people, and even if you have physical access to a store, you might have trouble getting service (as it is, I had to ask my dad to get these for me while my mom and I went to another aisle). But if you can in any way manage to get there safely, consider this an option for times when you need food.