Keep Calm and Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On

I created this tumblr as a reflection pool for my thoughts and feelings, based on my life as a human being. I'm a sister, a daughter, a best friend, a dog-lover, and a graduate student. Sometimes, I get lost in my roles but every mile travelled to find myself is a mile worth living. :)

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Lita’s Favourite Health and Fitness Apps
With technology advancing, it seems like everyone and their parents have a smartphone. But while we’re all aware of Angry Birds and Candy Crush, what about apps that can help you on a personal level? Have you ever used your smartphone to encourage a workout or learn a language? Well, you should! Here are some of my favourite apps to get you started towards a more useful smartphone.
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Reblogged from backonpointe

backonpointe:

Lita’s Favourite Health and Fitness Apps

With technology advancing, it seems like everyone and their parents have a smartphone. But while we’re all aware of Angry Birds and Candy Crush, what about apps that can help you on a personal level? Have you ever used your smartphone to encourage a workout or learn a language? Well, you should! Here are some of my favourite apps to get you started towards a more useful smartphone.

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The best running playlist you'll ever get.

Reblogged from fit-personality

fit-personality:

Alright… The moment we all have been waiting for is here. About a month ago I asked you all to pick your favorite running songs, I narrowed all of your songs down and listened to EVERY SINGLE ONE and picked 20 of my favorites of yours, as well as 20 of my favorites of mine, and made a playlist…

Reblogged from pbstv

jtotheizzoe:

NEW VIDEO!

Where does the smell of rain come from?

If you said “from the sky,” then congratulations! You are hilarious. But it’s a lot more interesting than that. The pungent perfume that accompanies rainstorms carries special chemical signatures, some born from lightning, some from deep within the soil.

And beyond just being pleasant and nostalgic, those smells are actually useful to some living things, such as telling plants when it’s time to grow, guiding camels across the desert, and even signaling some fish when it’s time to get “romantic”. 

Take a big whiff, because there’s a science storm a-comin’!

Reblogged from cosmopolitanmagazine

cosmopolitanmagazine:

IMPORTANT! 19 things you’ve been doing wrong all your life 

selfmagazine:

Happy National Sandwich Month! Here, a veggie-packed sandwich to whip up for lunch: http://on.self.com/1AxUpSW

Reblogged from selfmagazine

selfmagazine:

Happy National Sandwich Month! Here, a veggie-packed sandwich to whip up for lunch: http://on.self.com/1AxUpSW

WHEN I HEAR MY TIMER GO OFF

Reblogged from whatshouldwecallgradschool

whatshouldwecallgradschool:

"What are the signs of emotional abuse?"

Asked by Anonymous

mental-health-advice:

Abusive Expectations - Makes impossible demands, requires constant attention, and constantly criticizes.

Aggressing - Name calling, accusing, blames, threatens or gives orders, and often disguised as a judgmental “I know best” or “helping” attitude.

Constant Chaos - Deliberately starts arguments with you or others. May treat you well in front of others, but changes when you’re alone.

Rejecting - Refusing to acknowledge a person’s value, worth or presence. Communicating that he or she is useless or inferior or devaluing his or her thoughts and feelings.

Denying - Denies personal needs (especially when need is greatest) with the intent of causing hurt or as punishment. Uses silent treatment as punishment. Denies certain events happened or things that were said. Denies your perceptions, memory and sanity by disallowing any viewpoints other than their own which causes self-doubt, confusion, and loss of self-esteem.

Degrading - Any behavior that diminishes the identity, worth or dignity of the person such as: name-calling, mocking, teasing, insulting, ridiculing,

Emotional Blackmail - Uses guilt, compassion, or fear to get what he or she wants.

Terrorizing - Inducing intense fear or terror in a person, by threats or coercion.

Invalidation - Attempts to distort your perception of the world by refusing to acknowledge your personal reality. Says that your emotions and perceptions aren’t real and shouldn’t be trusted.

Isolating - Reducing or restricting freedom and normal contact with others.

Corrupting - Convincing a person to accept and engage in illegal activities.

Exploiting - Using a person for advantage or profit.

Minimizing - A less extreme form of denial that trivializes something you’ve expressed as unimportant or inconsequential.

Unpredictable Responses - Gets angry and upset in a situation that would normally not warrant a response. You walk around on eggshells to avoid any unnecessary drama over innocent comments you make. Drastic mood swings and outbursts.

Gaslighting -A form of psychological abuse involving the manipulation of situations or events that cause a person to be confused or to doubt his perceptions and memories. Gaslighting causes victims to constantly second-guess themselves and wonder if they’re losing their minds.

Love, Salem

"BECKY PLS I HAVE SEARCHED SO LONG AND SO HARD"

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assholedisney:

THE QUEST STANDS UPON THE EDGE OF A KNIFE. STRAY BUT A LITTLE AND IT WILL FAIL TO THE RUIN OF ALL.

An Easy Guide To Be Healthy In College

Reblogged from fit-personality

fit-personality:

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Alright y’all. I have decided to compile a helpful list of easy things for you to do in college to avoid the FFF and stay healthy! 

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Get it, girl.

Reblogged from powderdoom

siddharthasmama:

then & now

Her name is Safa Idriss Nour, and she is from Djibouti. She played a young Waris Dirie on film, and was subsequently saved from FGM (female genital mutilation) through her contract thanks to Dirie. She was a beautiful child then and she still is!

(Source: nya-kin)

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