"I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions." -Augusten Burroughs
Shakira’s family photos look they could be ads for anything rustic and beautiful. Barns, jeans, plaid. Non-autotuned Taylor Swift songs. Soccer. Casual baby haircuts. Basically anything. Shakira’s family could sell anything.
This is a very important post.
babies babying together
this is too much
gasped audibly at work
“People waste way too much energy taking things personally. That Facebook post is probably not about you. It was probably an accident that you weren’t tagged in that picture. And the person you’re dating is probably acting sad because that’s how they respond to setbacks at work, not because of anything you did.”
Haven’t we all learned to roll our eyes at these moments when Beyoncé tries to pretend like she’s a normal? Come on, Beyoncé. We know you’re Beyoncé.
how many whats until you give up on trying to hear what the person is saying
3 and a half whats
Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca
—Maya Angelou [1923 - 2014] (via a-thousand-words)
Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca
"At this point in my life, I’m trying to figure out the things I truly care about."
"What’s something you care about less than you did ten years ago?"
“Stop worrying so much. I don’t remember any of the moments in my life where I worried. Raise the bar higher. Nothing is a failure; it’s just not supposed to work out.”
In addition, she found time to mention: “Eat something green every day. Do not pick your nose in public. How about we just go get a tissue? When someone who cares about you, hugs you, hug them back. If someone doesn’t want to play with you, it’s O.K. Not everybody is going to love us.
And last but not least, go find your joy. It’s what you’re going to remember in the end. It’s not the worry, it’s not the what-ifs. It’s the joy that stays with you. And I want to thank you for the joy that Warren Easton brings me every day.”
—Sandra Bullock, Monday morning in a New Orleans–area public high school, where she surprised students during their graduation ceremony with a touching speech.
"The amplitudes of life get smaller as you age. There are less and less things to experience for the first time. And each time you experience something, you don’t get quite as excited. But you don’t get quite as hurt either. I wonder what it will feel like when I’m seventy…"