Curious Delight

I was always going to the bookcase for another sip of the divine specific.
-Virginia Woolf





People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad highlights the importance of the social cues that push girls away from math and science in their earliest childhood years.

Watch the powerful Verizon advertisement to really understand what a little girl hears when you tell her she’s pretty.

This is so important. Girls pay attention. Boys, if you are a brother, father, cousin of a girl, pay attention.


Smart Girls, we think you’re pretty brilliant :)

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Luma Grothe at Filhas de Gaia S/S 2015.

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“Words are bridges.”

—   Octavio Paz, from “Letter of Testimony” (trans. Eliot Weinberger)

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“I don’t have a fear of commitment. I have a fear of abandonment. We all screw things up. I screw things up, especially with people I love. I get needy, I get moody, I get distant, I want to be close, I get confused. I don’t understand all of it, but I keep pushing because I hope this thing, this universe, there’s no way that I’m the only person out there who wants something this bad, if I want it, someone else out there must too.”

“You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.”

—   Thich Nhat Hanh (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
Oh yeahhh

“When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth.”

—   Jess C. Scott, The Intern  (via nofatnowhip)

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Writing Quote – Lisa Tucker


Writing Quote – Lisa Tucker

Why complicate Life


1. Missing somebody – Call.

2. Wanna meet up – Invite.

3. Wanna be understood – Explain.

4. Have questions – Ask.

5. Don’t like something - Speak up.

6. Like something – Share it.

7. Want something - Ask for it.

8. Love someone – Tell them.

We only have one life. Keep it simple.

“When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow.”

—   Shauna Niequist (via womanbythesea)

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