Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.– C.S. Lewis
For a girl, appearance can be a powerful form of oppression. No matter how...– Grotesque, Natsuo Kirino
How fragile we are, between the few good moments.– Jane Hirshfield, from “Vinegar and Oil”
I bet if we dusted her heart for fingerprints, we’d only find yours.– Rudy Francisco
I was made for another planet altogether. I mistook the way.– Simone de Beauvoir
The words ‘far, far away’ had always a strange charm.– Alfred, Lord Tennyson
It is funny how you do not miss affection until it is given, but once it is, it...– Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing
If it’ll keep my heart soft, break my heart every day.– Warsan Shire (via weaverofstars)
Don’t hang out with people who don’t love you. Don’t try to impress people who...– Beth Ditto (via inmilkwood)
I would very much like to jump off a very tall building at the moment. (:
Sometimes I miss you the way someone drowning remembers the air.– Tim Seibles, “Slow Dance”
I’m full of love, and nobody wants it.– Dylan Klebold (via thefestivalkids)
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable...– Carl Jung
[[MORE]]i’m really upset right now. my manager only scheduled me for one day next week. i mean really. she usually schedules me for three days (and I end up working two of those. we’re a small business, so if i’m not needed on my scheduled day, i won’t go in). But this time she didn’t even bother and ONLY GAVE ME FIVE HOURS NEXT WEEK TOTAL. I am taking the weekend...
It all boils down to this.
Most people won’t admit it, or don’t even realize it, but caring for people takes energy out of you. Investing your time and attention making sure somebody knows that you love them and that you want to ensure their well-being can drain you: mentally emotionally spiritually even physically. Love people, but take care of yourself. Don’t burn yourself out.