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When an initiative you recommended against, fails..

99problemsbutapitchaintone:

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“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.”

Hugh Laurie (via larmoyante)

(via messily)

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ironphenix:

take no shit 2014

Spot check. Those of you who pledged this… How we doing. 5 months in and feeling good. Thinking I’ll just keep this attitude for the long haul.

Relevant

(Source: gatissed, via pinkeezy)

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This February goes down as one of the best months of my life. From NYC to Vegas to Turks and Caicos, I rang in 30 the best ways possible. It was truly a birthday month to remember and I am forever grateful to my parents and friends for making it happen. Now back to real life. #30feelssowright

This February goes down as one of the best months of my life. From NYC to Vegas to Turks and Caicos, I rang in 30 the best ways possible. It was truly a birthday month to remember and I am forever grateful to my parents and friends for making it happen. Now back to real life. #30feelssowright

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“You have to stop believing that you need other people’s permission to be okay with yourself. That however you do or don’t align with what other people value determines your worth. That however the world does or doesn’t show you kindness is a direct reflection of how much you deserve it. You have to be kind to yourself. Even, and probably most especially, when it seems least deserved.”

Brianna Wiest, You Have To Be Kindest To Yourself When It Seems Least Deserved (via larmoyante)

(via norlypleaseexcusethemess)

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nbcparenthood:

Monica Potter looks dazzling on the red carpet!

If I had to go to a black tie event tomorrow I would ask for this dress.

nbcparenthood:

Monica Potter looks dazzling on the red carpet!

If I had to go to a black tie event tomorrow I would ask for this dress.

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Anonymous said: Have you ever been a shy person? In many situations I am so shy that I start to hate myself for it and I think that it's holding me back in so many areas (work, friendships, love). I just don't know what to do and you often provide the most lovely advice.

waxenneat:

I am staying with a friend right now who is one of the most incredibly inspiring and achieved people I know. She is also beautiful and generous. She has legs and energy for days, a dream job, a separate business she started from scratch where all proceeds go to charity, and she has traveled all over the world. But, I found myself laying in bed next to her last night saying, “You know you’re not broken, right? I hear you saying things about yourself like you’re broken.” Everyone, even the people who seem the most something (outgoing, energetic, driven, even-keeled, etc. etc.), has their own struggles and feelings of not enough or too much. I hear you talking like you’re broken here, too.

Shy is not something I have ever really been, no. I have anxiety from time-to-time that can transfer over to social situations and I imagine shyness falls somewhere on that same spectrum.

Whenever I don’t like a part of myself, I try to find something good in it. I know that I sometimes interrupt people. I can’t stand that I do it. But, I also know that it comes from wanting to make the other person feel accepted and understood. Hating yourself is only going to make it worse. Are there some good aspects to your shyness? You’re a great observer? You remember little details of people or places that others do not? You never interrupt anyone?

Any personality “flaw” can swallow you whole if you let it. Can make you feel like bits of your are rattling around broken. Try accepting that this is one part of you and then giving yourself a challenge each day if it is something you want to change. Smiling at someone in a coffee shop or talking to a friend about feeling shy or putting yourself out there in some way that is a little bit scary. Our minds are incredible things and, I believe, can be trained to think differently if we slowly work at it while treating ourselves with kindness and patience.

If none of that helps, please know there are people in the world, myself included, who do not see shyness as coldness or indifference or weird, but as people who will open up beautifully if you take the time to get to know them.

This is beautiful.

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Never forget 3 types of people in your life:

  1. Who helped you in your difficult times.
  2. Who left you in your difficult times.
  3. Who put you in difficult times.

(Source: 1wantchange, via mykol78)

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“I understand, in a way I never could have in my 20s, that sometimes the best way to resolve a conflict is to go in the other room and read a magazine for a while.”

"The Hard-Won Lessons of a Solitary Life" by Sara Eckel (via cajunboy)

So so good

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pizzaforpresident:

mrsjimmyfallon:

remember when for 3:50 minutes NBC executives aired this Brotherhood of Man commercial and actually made the world a better place instead of screwing up and sending nbc down into a pit of burning flames

this is the most incredible video in the world

(Source: sassy-scully, via littlemiss)

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“The most memorable people in life will be the friends who loved you when you weren’t very lovable.”

Unknown (via madnessandhoney)

(Source: quotethat, via pinkeezy)

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“When the army doesn’t come for you, when no one chooses to fight for you, when no one dives in after you with fairy tales and promises, you write a different story. You write a tale of adventure and chaos, of survival and fortitude, and instead of wishing to be saved, you save yourself.”

Kelton Wright (via itsnevertoolatefornow)

(via datebynumbers)

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Because every good event manager has an inspiration board for their own birthday party… #30iscoming

Because every good event manager has an inspiration board for their own birthday party… #30iscoming

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“I wish I knew how to love someone without killing myself. How to mend hearts without breaking my own. How to kiss and not create bruises.”

Things I Wish I Knew How To Do (Michelle K.)

(Source: wordsthat-speak, via pinkeezy)

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waxenneat:

Oh, just seven wonderful things (I really really want) for Christmas:

1. Desktop Perpetual Calendar

2. Big Monthly Planner

3. The Giving Keys 

4. Literary Map of Britain and N. Ireland

5. Black & white stacked rings

6. Cordito

7. Vintage White 60s Hermes Baby Portable Typewriter

(via nogreatillusion)

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