There is something unwholesome and destructive about the entire writing process.
Joy Williams (via writersrelief)
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
don’t believe any boy who says “i’m not like other guys” unless he has snow-white hair, glowin green eyes and can walk through walls, disappear and fly
I don’t know what I want to do, or who I want to be, or where I want to live. It’s like everyone else has their entire future mapped out except for me.
Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins (via holyahoy)
Artists are inspired by blank canvases."
Stephanie Perkins - Isla and the Happily Ever After (via dudecruise)
My smile grows wider.
“A blank canvas,” Josh continues, “has unlimited possibilities.
For a certain type of person, high school will always be brutal, - the head says. - The best advice I can give you is to figure out what comes next, and work towards that.
Isla and the Happily ever after by Stephanie Perkins (via ssnieguole)