this is my royal hut of self lovery///
a little safe zone for
whoever the self be
welcome to stay here///
for as long as you like//
Yaaay, now GroupGrope!/\\<3]
And really, just stop saying “should” to yourself about your thoughts and feelings in any context. You feel how you feel. The things in your head are the things in your head. You can’t change either directly through sheer force of will. You can only change what you do. Stop beating yourself up for who and what you are right now–it isn’t productive. Focus on moving forward.
This is part of a longer post, well worth the read — very cognitive behavioral therapy, very tools for your toolbox. Good stuff.
I needed to hear this today. Thank you for the good timing.
-An excerpt from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah (2013)
Yes, Ms. Adichie! This is why I respect her!
let’s talk about what they mean by “nude” shades of pantihose, elastoplast etc.
A very good definition of privilege.