You can never know what a little bit of encouragement can do.

Tyler Oakley (via maddiee-hutton)

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When I’m leaving work for a 3 day weekend

When I heard Starbucks was releasing Pumpkin Spice Latte’s early this year

wasthatnotsideblog:

just gonna say this: if someone has social anxiety and they ask you something akin to ‘are you mad at me’ or ‘do you hate me’, it isn’t because they don’t trust you, it’s because their brain literally tells them that all the time

it’s not a personal slight, it’s insecurity caused by mental illness

thanks

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In a gender-equal world, Beyoncé could strut her stuff freely because she wouldn’t have to prove her intelligence, even if she was shimmying in a tight-fitting dress. Men have the liberty of shaking their hips without their intelligence being questioned, but women don’t.

theonion:

Koch Brothers Encouraging Youth To Make Voices Heard By Registering Super PAC
nprfreshair:

Edie Falco, star of Nurse Jackie, was nominated this year for outstanding actress in a comedy series. She won for Nurse Jackie in 2010 and three times for her role as Carmela Soprano on The Sopranos. She joined us this spring to talk about addiction, parenting, and her big break.
Here’s Falco on her Sopranos audition: 

"I went in, and I just did exactly what this character should be in my mind, from my estimation — also knowing that there was no way I’d get cast because I was not the stereotypical Italian-American-looking actress, and I knew who was. There’s something very powerful about going in to just do it for the heck of it.
You know, there’s a huge lesson in there. The pain in life is contingent upon one’s expectations for the most part. … So I was calm and relaxed. … I think I got a call that day or the next day. … It was a monstrous sum of money for me at the time, and all I thought was, “I cannot believe I can pay off my student loans with one check.” … I broke out in a sweat at the size of that relief.”

nprfreshair:

Edie Falco, star of Nurse Jackie, was nominated this year for outstanding actress in a comedy series. She won for Nurse Jackie in 2010 and three times for her role as Carmela Soprano on The Sopranos. She joined us this spring to talk about addiction, parenting, and her big break.

Here’s Falco on her Sopranos audition: 

"I went in, and I just did exactly what this character should be in my mind, from my estimation — also knowing that there was no way I’d get cast because I was not the stereotypical Italian-American-looking actress, and I knew who was. There’s something very powerful about going in to just do it for the heck of it.

You know, there’s a huge lesson in there. The pain in life is contingent upon one’s expectations for the most part. … So I was calm and relaxed. … I think I got a call that day or the next day. … It was a monstrous sum of money for me at the time, and all I thought was, “I cannot believe I can pay off my student loans with one check.” … I broke out in a sweat at the size of that relief.”

glaad:

One Direction star Harry Styles showed his support for openly gay Rams player Michael Sam by wearing Sam’s jersey on stage during the band’s concert in St. Louis.
npr:

Any way you slice it, Americans are obsessed with pizza. One in eight of us are noshing it on any given day, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And the average American consumes pizza about 39 times a year, according to the NPD Group, a market research firm.
The signature of a great American-style pizza is not the toppings du jour but the cheese: hot, gooey mozzarella, with big, dark splotches of caramelization.
Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese
Photo credit: sierravalleygirl/Flickr

npr:

Any way you slice it, Americans are obsessed with pizza. One in eight of us are noshing it on any given day, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And the average American consumes pizza about 39 times a year, according to the NPD Group, a market research firm.

The signature of a great American-style pizza is not the toppings du jour but the cheese: hot, gooey mozzarella, with big, dark splotches of caramelization.

Science Crowns Mozzarella The King Of Pizza Cheese

Photo credit: sierravalleygirl/Flickr

In honor of her #birthdayweek #ShaniaTwain is my #womancrushwednesday and the #background on my #phone. #wcw #iphone #wallpaper #wednesday #humpday #shania #birthday #diva #idol #calgarystampede

In honor of her #birthdayweek #ShaniaTwain is my #womancrushwednesday and the #background on my #phone. #wcw #iphone #wallpaper #wednesday #humpday #shania #birthday #diva #idol #calgarystampede

thetrevorproject:

mh-things:

Stephen Fry

It’s ok to not feel ok all the time. Talking about it is really important, and we’re glad to hear from people all day who want to talk about their feelings.

thetrevorproject:

mh-things:

Stephen Fry

It’s ok to not feel ok all the time. Talking about it is really important, and we’re glad to hear from people all day who want to talk about their feelings.

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