1. There’s a reason schools teach Shakespeare instead of John Green; you make your own life, it’s not written in the stars, waiting to start until you find that person with the perfect smile

2. People are a hell of a lot smart than you think. Shut your mouth, stop thinking you know everything, and listen.

3. Getting close and being vulnerable is scary as hell, But you know what else it is? Worth it.

4. Reason really is the doctor to love.

5. The moment you feel your happiness being dictated by another person, take a break from them.

6. Take a step back and look around, you have more friends than you think.

7. Growing up is going to happen and it’s going to be tough. Just stay close to those around you, you’re all in it together.

8. If you’re still checking their Facebook/Instagram/tumblr, you’re never going to get over them.

9. Everything seems worse in the morning. Don’t fall for it, it’s deceiving.

10. No need to be so intense all the time. People get tired of swimming in the deep end, sometimes they need a break in the shallow part of the pool.

11. Stop avoiding everything. Get out of bed, get dressed, go to school, go to work. It sucks at first but it’s part of the healing process.

12. If the person makes you feel like shit and you still go back to them, it’s an abusive relationship.

13. Headphones are great, but listen to music aloud every once in a while. Sometimes you need to scream a song so everyone can hear you.

14. Boundaries are a must.

15. You can be a caring person, but you need to be happy with yourself before you try to make others happy.

16. Try and understand other’s intentions and situation before you get angry with them.

17. Tough love is necessary sometimes.

18. You can’t fix people no matter how hard you try. Get this engrained in your mind.

19. Surround yourself with people who will love and support you.

20. Loneliness is lethal and makes you have a distorted view of things.

21. No one hates you more than you hate yourself. Stop being your own enemy.

22. Someone can only hurt your feelings if you allow them to.

23. Getting your shit back in order is five times as hard as it is to mess it all up.

24. Listen to your parent’s advice.

25. Be open to anything and everything. Life isn’t fun when you’re a closed book.

26. Talking about your problems is great, but there comes a point when talking about it becomes dwelling on the past and it drains everyone around you. Know when you’ve hit this point.

27. A lot of people don’t like their shit showing. More people than you know are going through hard times.

28. Distract yourself.

29. Don’t be so easily swayed, a lot of claims out there are not true.

30. Some seasons of your life are harder than others. This too shall pass.

—  30 Things I Learned During the 30 Worst Days of my Life: November 2013 (via confused-and-misunderstood)

6 months ago · 139,098 notes · Source · Reblogged from ennylaceb

1. There’s a reason schools teach Shakespeare instead of John Green; you make your own life, it’s not written in the stars, waiting to start until you find that person with the perfect smile

2. People are a hell of a lot smart than you think. Shut your mouth, stop thinking you know everything, and listen.

3. Getting close and being vulnerable is scary as hell, But you know what else it is? Worth it.

4. Reason really is the doctor to love.

5. The moment you feel your happiness being dictated by another person, take a break from them.

6. Take a step back and look around, you have more friends than you think.

7. Growing up is going to happen and it’s going to be tough. Just stay close to those around you, you’re all in it together.

8. If you’re still checking their Facebook/Instagram/tumblr, you’re never going to get over them.

9. Everything seems worse in the morning. Don’t fall for it, it’s deceiving.

10. No need to be so intense all the time. People get tired of swimming in the deep end, sometimes they need a break in the shallow part of the pool.

11. Stop avoiding everything. Get out of bed, get dressed, go to school, go to work. It sucks at first but it’s part of the healing process.

12. If the person makes you feel like shit and you still go back to them, it’s an abusive relationship.

13. Headphones are great, but listen to music aloud every once in a while. Sometimes you need to scream a song so everyone can hear you.

14. Boundaries are a must.

15. You can be a caring person, but you need to be happy with yourself before you try to make others happy.

16. Try and understand other’s intentions and situation before you get angry with them.

17. Tough love is necessary sometimes.

18. You can’t fix people no matter how hard you try. Get this engrained in your mind.

19. Surround yourself with people who will love and support you.

20. Loneliness is lethal and makes you have a distorted view of things.

21. No one hates you more than you hate yourself. Stop being your own enemy.

22. Someone can only hurt your feelings if you allow them to.

23. Getting your shit back in order is five times as hard as it is to mess it all up.

24. Listen to your parent’s advice.

25. Be open to anything and everything. Life isn’t fun when you’re a closed book.

26. Talking about your problems is great, but there comes a point when talking about it becomes dwelling on the past and it drains everyone around you. Know when you’ve hit this point.

27. A lot of people don’t like their shit showing. More people than you know are going through hard times.

28. Distract yourself.

29. Don’t be so easily swayed, a lot of claims out there are not true.

30. Some seasons of your life are harder than others. This too shall pass.

—  30 Things I Learned During the 30 Worst Days of my Life: November 2013 (via confused-and-misunderstood)

6 months ago · 139,098 notes · Source · Reblogged from ennylaceb

buffyshot:

Michelle Lewin

She is perfection.

buffyshot:

Michelle Lewin

She is perfection.

6 months ago · 220 notes · Source · Reblogged from sidewalktalks

I’m baaaaaack!

Long time, no post. My life (unfortunately) got too busy for Tumblr. For everything, really. 

I’m now teaching, full time. It keeps me more than busy. Unfortunately, since I started teaching, I’ve put basically everything in my life aside. I don’t cook anymore. I don’t work out. I don’t even do laundry (only when I run out of underwear, which takes me only a month). I literally hadn’t cleaned out my car in 6 months until last weekend. I don’t do ANYTHING but work. 

However, that’s changing now. I need to refocus on myself. It’ll make me a better person and a better teacher. I need to turn my focus away from work a bit, so I don’t get too obsessed with every single detail. It’s hard not to. I could keep myself with stuff to do for work literally 24/7. I just need to practice stepping away and focusing on myself.

That being said, I’ll hopefully start posting more and keeping up with updates. I bought a new scale today, and the information it gave my was literally HORRIFYING. I’ve gotten so off track, it’s disappointing to see all of my prior progress lost. Oh well. I can only make it better from here on out. That’s what I’m going to do.

To jump start my back-on-track mindset, I’ve decided to give paleo a try. I’ve heard a lot of good things, and curious to see how it goes. I used to eat about 90% clean, so I think I can get back into it…the no grains no dairy will be a change, but I’m willing to give it a try.

Anyone tried it? Good? Bad? Advice? Lemme hear it!

6 months ago · 0 notes

@ally_raet #donthateme #ily (at The Max)

@ally_raet #donthateme #ily (at The Max)

11 months ago · 0 notes

#middleschoolflashbacks Making birthday stars for the kiddos :)

#middleschoolflashbacks Making birthday stars for the kiddos :)

11 months ago · 0 notes

Basically.

Basically.

11 months ago · 0 notes

And you are never too old to get excited about book orders! It’s like Christmas.

And you are never too old to get excited about book orders! It’s like Christmas.

11 months ago · 0 notes

Custom happy birthday sidewalk shout outs to my kiddos, I’m aiming for Favorite Teacher my first year in the game.

Custom happy birthday sidewalk shout outs to my kiddos, I’m aiming for Favorite Teacher my first year in the game.

11 months ago · 0 notes

Amsterdam #curryfries at #maha literally nothing could make me happier.  (at Maha Music Festival)

Amsterdam #curryfries at #maha literally nothing could make me happier. (at Maha Music Festival)

11 months ago · 0 notes