And it has my favorite flower, blue hydrangea. :-)
I got this tiny, pretty book safe for my bedside table, it holds my night time potions, and makes me happy.
Happy Easter from the sunbeam. #chihuahua #dogsofinstagram
What I mean when I say “I can’t do that”- Anxiety Version:
- I am unable to do that
- I am too stressed out to do that
- I cannot face the humiliation of attempting to do that
- My body will physically not allow me to do that
- I am on the verge of a panic attack
- I cannot do that
What people hear:
- I am unwilling to do that
- I am just shy
- I am overreacting
- I am lazy
- I need to get more experience in social situation to help my anxiety
- I need a push
- I don’t want to do that
Inspired by X
storms-collide asked: So my boyfriend gets pissed off really easily. With that said, I kinda screwed up, and now he has a real reason to be pissed. I'm usually the rock in the relationship, but lately I just can't. I've been having all these strange emotional outbreaks, which makes him more mad. He's acting distant all the time.. Almost like he doesn't even care about me at all. I know he cares about me. I was just wondering if you could think of nice things I could say/do to make him forgive me and let me back in.
(Good advice interlude)
Break up with this dude and go do something interesting instead of trying to manage his emotions for him.
"I don’t really like people, but it’s difficult to get comfortable with loneliness. I mean, I’ve tried to have friends, but it never works out. And I’m tired of going out alone. I’m ok staying in at my place. It smells good when I burn incense and I have a lot of records and I can just play video games.”
The bus she was waiting for arrived. “Do you need to go?”
"It’s ok. Another one will come in ten minutes… But then, you know, sometimes I just want a partner— a relationship. It would be nice to share this part of my life with someone. I’ve been single for years, and you know, there are people I could call if I wanted to. But people always end up saying things that rub me the wrong way, or if I open up to them, suddenly they want me to be their best friend, and I don’t want people to have expectations of me. I don’t want to waste anyone else’s time if I’m not interested in being close to them."
Another bus came and went while she told me about the loneliness, wiping tears from her eyes. Then another. “I’m sorry, I’ve talked too long.”
"It’s really ok. Sometimes we just need to connect."
"Yeah, I forget that sometimes."
Greek myths mention several Islands of Women, where Amazons lived without men, only consorting with neighboring colonies of males at certain seasons when they wanted to conceive their children. Taurus, Lemnos, and Lesbos were said to be such all-female societies. The Greeks apparently feared them. They said the women of Taurus sacrificed to their Goddess all men who landed on their shores; and the women of Lemnos had risen up against their husband and murdered all of them at once. The Greek writers seemed to have no doubt that women could destroy whole populations of adult males, and there was no effective defense against them.
The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets, Barbara G. Walker (p. 26) (via ancient-memories)
Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer with SPF 15
A few weeks ago I redeemed 500 Sephora Beauty Insider points for a sample bag that contained a small size of Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer ($52 for 1oz) as well as a Bite lipstick sample in Pomegranate (love!) a Josie Maran Argan Oil sample (meh) and a perfume sample (meh.)
People have been steady raving about the Hourglass primer, and I thought it might…