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findinganswersintheheart:

It does get better. Last year I never would of dreamed of wearing a pretty summer dress and actually feeling beautiful in it. Today I am smiling, not a fake smile to get people off my back or to charm. I am smiling because I feel at peace. I am smiling for me.

— 42 minutes ago with 133 notes

findinganswersintheheart:

I haven’t eaten chocolate at Easter for three years. This year when I told mum I was ready, she got rather excited. This excitement showed in the form of allllllllll this chocolate. Teehehehee!

— 43 minutes ago with 199 notes
Open letter to everyone

Spring is a time for renewal and growth. A time to shake off the masks we wore during the year and let our true selves shine. It is a time for change and personal reinvention.

I follow many of you but I look at all blogs that follow mine.

I have seen a lot of growth among you and you should feel great about yourselves.

I would like to say great job to all of you no matter what stage your are at in your personal journey toward self confidence, positive body image or whatever your own personal goals are.

Keep striving for perfection and you will acheive excellence.

Your doing fantastic so keep at it. Don’t worry if you have a set back or make a mistake instead use it to push you forward.

Its all going to be alright.

— 9 hours ago with 2 notes
faithandfury:

My new vintage dressing gown, featuring in my previous picture 😍

faithandfury:

My new vintage dressing gown, featuring in my previous picture 😍

— 9 hours ago with 984 notes
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I’ve never been female. But I have been black my whole life. I can perhaps offer some insight from that perspective. There are many similar social issues related to access to equal opportunity that we find in the black community, as well as the community of women in a white male dominate society…

When I look at — throughout my life — I’ve known that I wanted to do astrophysics since I was 9 years old…I got to see how the world around me reacted to my expressions of these ambitions. All I can say is, the fact that I wanted to be a scientist, an astrophysicist was hands down the path of most resistance through the forces of society.

Anytime I expressed this interest, teachers would say, ‘Oh, don’t you wanna be an athlete?’ I want to become someone that was outside of the paradigm of expectations of the people in power. Fortunately, my depth of interest of the universe was so deep and so fuel enriched that everyone of these curve balls that I was thrown, and fences built in front of me, and hills that I had to climb, I just reach for more fuel, and I just kept going.

Now, here I am, one of the most visible scientists in the land, and I wanna look behind me and say, ‘Where are the others who might have been this,’ and they’re not there! …I happened to survive and others did not simply because of forces of society that prevented it at every turn. At every turn.

…My life experience tells me that when you don’t find blacks, when you don’t find women in the sciences, I know that these forces are real, and I had to survive them in order to get where I am today.

So before we start talking about genetic differences, you gotta come up with a system where there’s equal opportunity, then we can have that conversation.

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson in response to a question posed by Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Security and Harvard University President

"What’s up with chicks and science?"

Are there genetic differences between men and women, explain why more men are in science.

(via magnius159)

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— 9 hours ago with 9184 notes

stablevertigo:

What I mean when I say “I can’t do that”- Anxiety Version:

  • I am unable to do that
  • I am too stressed out to do that
  • I cannot face the humiliation of attempting to do that
  • My body will physically not allow me to do that
  • I am on the verge of a panic attack
  • I cannot do that

What people hear:

  • I am unwilling to do that
  • I am just shy
  • I am overreacting
  • I am lazy
  • I need to get more experience in social situation to help my anxiety
  • I need a push
  • I don’t want to do that

Inspired by X

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— 9 hours ago with 36069 notes

thescentofsouls:

mirandaadria:

I’m so sick of seeing people say “feminism is about *~*equality*~*!!!”

The end goal of feminism IS equality, but feminism itself is about liberation: from white supremacy, from homophobia, from sexism, from ableism and all other forms of oppressive thought and behavior.

Without first dismantling the systems that keep us oppressed, equality is impossible.

MOTHERFUCKING WORD

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— 9 hours ago with 17830 notes
healthydianaxoxo:

Even though I had to be shitty with workout and eating right because food poisoning is so real, my body doesn’t hate me. So even if you miss some days in the gym or eat junk for three weeks, it still won’t take away from the progress you’ve made!

healthydianaxoxo:

Even though I had to be shitty with workout and eating right because food poisoning is so real, my body doesn’t hate me. So even if you miss some days in the gym or eat junk for three weeks, it still won’t take away from the progress you’ve made!

— 9 hours ago with 10 notes
http://stylin-s0n.tumblr.com/post/83201416419/i-am-a-size-16-and-im-okay-with-that-i-have-huge →

stylin-s0n:

I am a size 16 and I’m okay with that.
I have huge thighs that jiggle when I walk and I’m okay with that.
I have stretch marks all over my body and I’m okay with that.
My skin is one hundred and something different shades of brown and I’m okay with that.
If I want to lose weight, I can set my…

— 9 hours ago with 9 notes