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I just love love love the carefully constructed language here. It’s all about what you can do, because you have choices and options and complete control. It’s not about what you have to do or should do. Such an important distinction for survivors.
To have and to hold. ❤️
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
As for guilt, it is an inefficient way of trying to get rid of suffering. Perhaps you did something “bad” or regret an outcome for which you feel responsible. That is the result of unskillful action and understanding. Instead of feeling bad about it until time lessens the memory’s weight, use that shitty feeling to fertilize growth. Don’t just learn from the specific past but also never repeat it again.
If there is something you feel guilty about and you use that to learn, grow, and never again repeat it, then there is nothing to regret. You have not only lessened the burden of your ignorance on the world but also on yourself. Peace is always possible.
—The Lazy Yogi (via lifeonlifestermz)
1. Go through – don’t hide from - the experience. You need to fully experience all the negative emotions before the healing process can begin.
2. Allow yourself to wallow in your independence. Don’t rush into a new relationship. You don’t need another person to make you feel complete. You’re…
barely legal- the strokes
black math- the white stripes
keen on boys- the radio dept.
norgaard- the vaccines
love interruption- jack white
best of friends- palma violets
lost in my bedroom- sky ferreira
no. 1 party anthem- arctic monkeys
in the cold, cold night- the white stripes
meet me in the bathroom- the strokes
nova baby- the black keys
the kids dont stand a chance- vampire weekend
talihina sky- kings of leon
(do not remove caption! photo credit to petra collins)