completely forgot that hockey season starts up today.
just a friendly reminder to everyone—if you see me sobbing uncontrollably in my tags, because a certain team is ruining my life, don’t be alarmed. that is just the way things are.
One of the more helpful and insightful things I’ve seen about depression/suicide in the last couple of days.
A Soviet sniper with her Mosin-Nagant 91/30. The rifle is equipped with a 3.5x PU scope.
The thing about this is that sculptures like these in art history were for the male gaze. Photoshop a phone to it and suddenly she’s seen as vain and conceited. That’s why I’m 100% for selfie culture because apparently men can gawk at women but when we realize how beautiful we are we’re suddenly full of ourselves…
Girls don’t let anyone tell you loving yourself is vanity.
“You painted a naked woman because you enjoyed looking at her, put a mirror in her hand and you called the painting “Vanity,” thus morally condemning the woman whose nakedness you had depicted for you own pleasure.” ― John Berger, Ways of Seeing
your life is worth living even if you’re “not doing anything”
your life is worth living even if you are “letting life pass you by”
your life is worth living even if you stay in bed all day every day watching netflix
you don’t have to be big, beloved, important, beautiful, wealthy or famous
there is dignity in just being
it is ok to be
you merely have to be