things i like right now: kombucha, knitting, movies, warmth, family, poodles, peppermint tea, avocado, breaking bad, writing, daydreaming, reading.
things i value: authenticity, warmth, comfort, productivity, connection, creativity, humor
things i plan to do more of soon: letter writing, diaphragmatic breathing, cooking, homework
things i try to let go of: competitiveness / comparisons
things i find important: travel, silence, intimacy, making things, color, spontaneity, planning, honesty, being on purpose
man: are you a teacher?
me: no, a student
man: in what?
me: clinical psychology
man: grad school? phd?
man: the world needs more people like you.
me: thank you!
man: if you ever wonder if you’re doing the right thing, a stranger is telling you that you are.
verbatim / awesome
things i need to do this week even though i have absolutely no time:
"Above all, if parents are good "emotion coaches," they recognize their children’s emotions as opportunities for intimacy, validate and empathize with their emotions, and help guide them toward socially effective expression and goal attainment” (Gottman, 1997; Greenberg, 2002a)
it’d be cool if there were like Sesame Street style shows for teenagers and Young Adults that teach you things like what to do at the post office and how not to be an asshole at parties
things that are good:
MY GRANDFATHER is the coolest person on the face of the planet. hands down, best person i will ever know.
I feel excited and alive and hopeful and whole and connected and proud. End glorious rant.
true life: i wish my boyfriend tumbld more often
true life 2: i shouldn’t be on tumblr so much
spending $200 on 21” blonde hair extensions = bad idea. bad idea. bad idea. will not do it. must pay rent.
3 midterms and 2 project proposals in the next 7 days = finally doing all the things i’ve been putting off (i.e. dermatologist appointment, dentist appointment, hair appointment, etc.) i’m going to be wildly well groomed but extremely unprepared.
i really want an office. like a den/office where I live. so badly.
I found this chilling in my drafts box. Don’t know why. Oh well- enjoy my thoughts from December.
If we were to get coffee tomorrow, I would tell you: