"When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that’s love."

— Lana Del Rey 

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I am so incredibly happy and grateful that this first week back has been SO BOMB! Here are the things I am so appreciative for:

  • Engaging and personable professors,
  • Intellectually stimulating and challenging courses that will allow me to have self reflection and growth,
  • A group of familiar faces in each of these courses,
  • Seeing friends and familiar faces around campus,
  • The happy feeling I get because I say hi and they say hi back (tackling my social anxiety one day at a time!),
  • My boyfriend who is my best friend and helps keep our relationship balanced,
  • Friends that text me and respond on FB,
  • My furbabies!,
  • My parents, who haven’t thrown me to the wolves yet,
  • A pretty college campus and the fact that it doesn’t snow here

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"My mom taught me something about relationships when I was growing up. She told me to never be the one to love the other person more. I always thought that was odd. That was until I saw how my mom loved my dad more and let him leave bruises on her skin. That was until I found my best friend drunk, bleeding on her bathroom floor, because the boy she loved more broke her heart and left. That’s why when I start to fall I catch myself. I don’t want to be the one to love more because I’ve seen what that does to people. Oh, but god do I love you more."

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"Until I started taking my antidepressants, though, I didn’t actually know that I was depressed. I thought the dark staticky corners were part of who I was. It was the same way I felt before I put on my first pair of glasses at age 14 and suddenly realized that trees weren’t green blobs but intricate filigrees of thousands of individual leaves; I hadn’t known, before, that I couldn’t see the leaves, because I didn’t realize that seeing leaves was a possibility at all. And it wasn’t until I started using tools to counterbalance my depression that I even realized there was depression there to need counterbalancing. I had no idea that not everyone felt the gravitational pull of nothingness, the ongoing, slow-as-molasses feeling of melting down into a lump of clay. I had no way of knowing that what I thought were just my ingrained bad habits — not being able to deposit checks on time, not replying to totally pleasant emails for long enough that friendships were ruined, having silent meltdowns over getting dressed in the morning, even not going to the bathroom despite really, really, really having to pee — weren’t actually my habits at all. They were the habits of depression, which whoa, holy shit, it turns out I had a raging case of."

Not Everyone Feels This Way — The Archipelago — Medium (via brutereason)

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masterposter:

Free/Cheap/Easy Textbooks!

Amazon student - You will probably find the cheapest prices through this link. Simple to use, over a million text books from previous students or discount companies at the click of a button. They’re even offering free delivery on sign-up.

Chegg - Plants a tree…

raspberrymagazine:

Whether you’re new to university, or continuing, getting textbooks is one of the most painful things you’ll have to do. Let’s get this out in the open: university textbooks are a ripoff. This summer, I had one class that wanted me to spend $300 on textbooks. One class. If you buy your textbooks new, you could end up spending nearly $1000 a semester. That is insane, and if you’re like most students, you simply cannot afford it.
Luckily, I have found that there are generally a lot of ways to get books free or at least cheaper. Here are the tips, and resources I use to spend as little on textbooks as possible. If you are going to university, please, please, please, bookmark this. It will seriously save your wallet.
If there is an ebook, you can probably get it free. A lot of websites will offer pdf’s free. Booksee and BookZZ have been the most reliable for me, and have saved me a couple hundred dollars. You can also easily torrent most ebooks. If you don’t know how, please learn, because again, this will save you a lot of money. Even if there isn’t an ebook as far as you can tell, still search for a pdf version because there may be scans.
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raspberrymagazine:

Whether you’re new to university, or continuing, getting textbooks is one of the most painful things you’ll have to do. Let’s get this out in the open: university textbooks are a ripoff. This summer, I had one class that wanted me to spend $300 on textbooks. One class. If you buy your textbooks new, you could end up spending nearly $1000 a semester. That is insane, and if you’re like most students, you simply cannot afford it.

Luckily, I have found that there are generally a lot of ways to get books free or at least cheaper. Here are the tips, and resources I use to spend as little on textbooks as possible. If you are going to university, please, please, please, bookmark this. It will seriously save your wallet.

  1. If there is an ebook, you can probably get it free. A lot of websites will offer pdf’s free. Booksee and BookZZ have been the most reliable for me, and have saved me a couple hundred dollars. You can also easily torrent most ebooks. If you don’t know how, please learn, because again, this will save you a lot of money. Even if there isn’t an ebook as far as you can tell, still search for a pdf version because there may be scans.

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anndruyan:

This is a summary of college only using two pictures; expensive as hell.

That’s my Sociology “book”. In fact what it is is a piece of paper with codes written on it to allow me to access an electronic version of a book. I was told by my professor that I could not buy any other paperback version, or use another code, so I was left with no option other than buying a piece of paper for over $200. Best part about all this is my professor wrote the books; there’s something hilariously sadistic about that. So I pretty much doled out $200 for a current edition of an online textbook that is no different than an older, paperback edition of the same book for $5; yeah, I checked. My mistake for listening to my professor.

This is why we download. 

Spreading this shit like nutella because goddamn textbooks are so expensive. 

not necessarily art related but as someone who couldn’t afford their textbooks this semester this is a godsend

REBLOGGING because after a little digging, I found my $200 textbook for free in PDF form.

friendly reminder that this exists since I know we’re all going back to college soon

Will reblog every time I see it.

Signal boost because university prices are BS and lots of terms just started.

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"

1. If he doesn’t answer, don’t keep sending texts. If he wanted to talk to you, he would’ve responded.

2. People will make time for you when they care about you. If he says he’s too busy or constantly cancels his plans, he doesn’t care. People fight for you when they care.

3. Don’t let him touch you on the first date. If he tries, he’s not there for the same reasons you are.

4. You can tell a lot about a person by their favorite book.

5. If he can stomach more than ten straight shots without feeling a thing, he drinks too much.

6. Ask the uncomfortable things. When was the last time he was so high he couldn’t speak? What does he regret the most? Does he drink to remember or to forget?

7. Don’t send pictures unless you want to. If he has to talk you into it, don’t do it. If you hesitate, don’t do it. If you do take a picture, don’t include your face. Keep yourself safe.

8. If you can’t laugh when you’re having sex with him, maybe you aren’t sleeping with the right person. Sex isn’t about tricks and tips and routines.

9. If he hurts you, cut him out. He’s gone, he isn’t coming back, and you don’t need to prolong the pain.

10. Don’t be afraid to open up again. I promise not everyone will love you with a knife behind their back.

"

— Boy advice from someone who made the same mistakes too often (via taito-oct9thofmine)

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"As a child I never heard one woman say to me, “I love my body.” Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, “I am so proud of my body.” So I make sure to say it to Mia, because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age."

Kate Winslet (via sincerely-elenaa)

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UHG

"touch isn’t really touch until you learn there’s more to it than what you can feel with your hands."

— Overlyxclusive 

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gianni-says:

Diamond head, Kaimuki, Palolo Valley, etc.

gianni-says:

Diamond head, Kaimuki, Palolo Valley, etc.

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"I hope you fall in love with someone who always texts back and never lets you fall asleep thinking you’re
 unwanted."

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