Sometimes I feel like my entire life would improve if I looked better in pants. :-/

humansofnewyork:

"I think all the pressure that I put on myself has been paralyzing. When I graduated from high school, a lot of people wrote in my yearbook: ‘You’re going to do great things,’ or ‘I know you’re going to make it big.’ I realized recently that with all the time I spent trying to figure out what my ‘big thing’ was going to be, I passed over a lot of small things that could have really added up. The moment I became content with taking small steps, I started moving forward again."

(Mexico City, Mexico)

dbvictoria:

UCSD surges into wearable tech market

UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering has been developing a telescopic contact lens that’s meant to help with a variety of eye problems, including age-related macular degeneration. Researchers say the center of the lens allows for normal, non-magnified vision. The telescope on the periphery of the lens magnifies images 2.8 times.

Before you say yes, get him angry. See him scared, see him wanting, see him sick. Stress changes a person. Find out if he drinks and if he does, get him drunk - you’ll learn more about his sober thoughts. Discover his addictions. See if he puts you in front of them. You can’t change people, baby girl. If they are made one way, it doesn’t just wear off. If you hate how he acts when he’s out of it now, you’re going to hate it much worse eight years down the road. You might love him to bits but it doesn’t change that some people just don’t fit.

inkskinned, “My father’s recipe for the man I should marry” (via swiftbeat)

(via radhomo)

I’m anxious about so many things today, it’s as if they’ve all merged into a huge floating miasma overhead that I can almost ignore.

Almost.