Monthly Archives: May 2014

i believe the universe wants to be noticed

the place between sleep & awake

It is the tragic flaw of mankind that each individual has the preconceived notion that he or she is special. From an early age, we are told this by both parents and teachers, people who drown us in the idea that not only can we do or be anything we wish, but we can completely alter the world that so kindly acts as our home. To some extent, I believe these statements. I believe that a person has limited control over his or her destiny, and the choices he or she makes will impact others around them. Depending on the choices and actions, the effects can be felt worldwide, hence the belief in “changing the world.”

But, has anyone ever considered the idea that maybe…the world doesn’t want to be changed?

I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is inprobably biased toward the consciousness…

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20 Songs For When You Need a Good Cry

Thought Catalog

In no particular order, because let’s be real — once you already start crying none of these songs will really make you stop.

1. Holding on and Letting Go – Ross Copperman

2. Iris – Goo Goo Dolls

3. Not About Angels – Birdy (Fault In Our Stars)

4. Belong – Cary Brothers

5. Resolution – Matt Corby

6. Happiness – The Fray

 
Especially the live version… just sayin.

7. 23 – Jimmy Eat World


May only apply to 23 year olds. Sorry.

8. New Year’s Eves – Greg Laswell

9. Who You Are – Jessie J

10. Say Something – Great Big World


Obviously.

11. Alone – Jason Reeves

12. How to Save a Life – The Fray


(#tbt)

13. Run – Snow Patrol

14. All Too Well – Taylor Swift


and snowballing off of that…

15. I Almost Do – Taylor Swift

16. Breathe – Angels &…

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41 Completely Badgirl Anaïs Nin Quotes

Thought Catalog

Nicki VarkevisserNicki Varkevisser

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it.
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
Ordinary life does not interest me.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
I am only responsible for my…

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