• Stop Seeing Gods in Everyone!
  • Everything is going to be fine.
  • If you follow the crowd, you might get lost in it. +
  • If you keep everyone out, you lock yourself in.
  • Don't let the tide of your sorrow drown your nights and flood your days.
  • Just because you're (feeling) weak, it doesn't mean that everyone else is stronger than you.
  • Forget who you are, what your priorities are, and how a person should be.
  • Don't linger in the doorway. In or out.
  • You can't get lost if you don't know where you're going.
  • Wake up and smell the coffee.
  • The aimless external anger weighs down on you, hurts you more than it hurts anyone else.
  • Try to look at life with soft eyes and a ...
feb 2 2013 ∞
may 9 2017 +
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  • never touch anything with half of your heart
  • be present, endlessly loving and compassionate towards others
  • confront any challenging situations first with a deep breath
  • wander
  • remember that your own happiness and comfort come above all things
  • before reacting - understand
  • eat breakfast every morning
  • find the faces in the flowers
  • remember what is important to you
  • treat your body kindly
  • be honest
  • get to know yourself
  • take things at your own pace
  • don't feel embarrassed to feel, laugh, cry, sing or love
  • remember that what's right for someone else may not be what is right for you (and ...
may 17 2013 ∞
oct 22 2015 +
  • self-discipline / self-control
  • routine - new habits!
  • different lifestyle (getting rid of toxins)
    • healthier body
    • healthier mind
  • being okay with self = being my own (best) friend
      • self-belief
      • self-worth
      • self-respect
      • self-confidence
      • self-love
  • selflessness
  • WHOLENESS
jan 25 2013 ∞
may 12 2017 +
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  • random acts of kindness
  • drinking from a straw
  • running down the stairs
  • finding the perfect gift
  • shelves with too many books
  • listening to certain songs on repeat
  • overhearing people sing or hum to the music in supermarkets
  • flipping through fashion magazines
  • pretending I know how to sing
  • cobbled streets
  • favourite blogs being updated
  • opening a new tea packet
  • freshly clean bedsheets
  • nice pens
  • thunderstorms!

stuff like that, I guess.

sep 27 2011 ∞
may 12 2017 +
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  • anabojecimeta
  • blue october
dec 1 2010 ∞
may 12 2017 +
  • adopt a pet
  • become a blood donor
  • find a healthy coping mechanism
  • finish a scrapbook
  • get down to 110 lbs
  • get my driver's permit
  • get over my fear of public speech
  • get over my fear of talking to strangers
  • give Ana the biggest hug ever
  • go to a concert by myself
  • go to a post-rock event of some sort
  • go to Bg, at least for a day
  • go to Sk on my own
  • graduate college
  • grow a plant
  • hang out with Isobel
  • have a steady job
  • have a tea party
  • have coffee and cake in Vienna (or was it Berlin?)
  • keep a journal constantly, for a year
dec 4 2013 ∞
sep 23 2016 +
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  • I am Jelena, 28 years old, reserved, self-conscious, patient, caring, faithful, disorganized, somewhat selfish, somewhat cold, super shy, (apparently obsessed with the letter S), an introvert, a friend, a (good) listener, a daydreamer, a loner, a late bloomer, a contradiction, a non-smoker, a lurker, a Niles Crane fan, a drop-out.
  • I like staying up late, running down the stairs, thunderstorms, dark chocolate, reading random blog entries, windy days, sitting on the floor, sunrises, emails, scrapbooks, listography, observing people, November, online friendships, vanilla ice-cream, skyscrapers, city lights, instant coffee, Sunday mornings, late night radio shows, secrets, people.
  • I dislike my handwriting, talking on the phone, narrow-mindedness, ironing, my insecurities, feeling helpless, surprises, insects, hot weather, indecisiveness, literature ex...
nov 20 2009 ∞
aug 28 2017 +
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  • A: anything acoustic. apathy. anxieties. avoidance.
  • B: bookstores. blue october. bus rides. bear hugs. beginnings. body language analysis. the beatles.
  • C: city lights. coffee shops. catastrophes. cliché. contradiction.
  • D: dark chocolate. damien rice. despondency. doubts.
  • E: empathy. eleanor fuller. endlessness (of blue). envy.
  • F: fevers. fairy lights. faults.
  • G: good morning texts. green eyes. getting what you want. goosebumps.
  • H: handwritten letters. (bad) habits. holding hands.
  • I: insecurities. instant coffee. inconsistency. introversion. indecisiveness. instrumentals. insignificance.
  • J:
  • K:
  • L: late night radio shows. lists. live music. loneliness. listening.
mar 8 2011 ∞
jan 22 2016 +
  • underestimate/overestimate people i (don't) know.
  • procrastinate.
  • mumble when i talk.
  • second-guess almost every decision of mine.
  • care about other people's fashion style but not my own.
  • be late when replying to text messages as i often don't know where my cellphone is.
  • avoid capital letters when typing lately.
  • colour coordinate things.
  • admire people from afar.
  • apologize a lot.
dec 24 2009 ∞
may 12 2017 +
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  • to be more honest with myself
  • to be comforable with myself
  • to stop second-guessing myself
  • to stop comparing myself to everyone else
  • to be less self-centered
  • to be more open
  • to trust others
  • to expect less
  • to think less
  • to act more
  • to make plans
  • to be productive
  • to share
dec 31 2012 ∞
may 12 2017 +
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  • a potential to lead a natural life, to enjoy pleasure and to love as simply as possible
  • a strong attachment to homelike habits, family and other domestic elements
  • somewhat cold and agnostic to people and certain ideas
  • key word for professional orientation is responsibility
  • appears cold, reserved and distrustful
  • manners are rather discreet
  • a flair of melancholy in her acts
  • strongly influenced by feelings and moods
  • her awareness of herself is influenced by her momentary feelings and this perception is subject to rapid changes of mood and emotion
  • others sense her lack of self-sufficiency and tend to get involved with her personal affairs
jun 19 2013 ∞
sep 14 2014 +
  • own a bookstore/coffee shop.
  • live in Denmark.
  • see Damien Rice perform.
  • speak Portuguese fluently.
mar 20 2011 ∞
may 12 2017 +
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  • 27
  • ISFP
  • tumblr
  • pinterest
  • observing. listening. learning.
  • like the sea, I'm constantly changing from calm to ill
mar 14 2013 ∞
may 9 2017 +
  • Bukowski, Charles | Ham on Rye (1982)
  • Carver, Raymond | All of Us: The Collected Poems (1996)
  • Cohen, Leonard | The Favorite Game (1964)
  • Dazai, Osamu | The Setting Sun (1947)
  • Fante, John | Dreams from Bunker Hill (1982)
  • Fante, John | The Road to Los Angeles (1936/1985)
  • Fante, John | Wait Until Spring, Bandini (1938)
  • Franzen, Jonathan | Freedom (2010)
  • Kerouac, Jack | On the Road (1957)
  • Kerouac, Jack | The Dharma Bums (1958)
  • McCullers, Carson | The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940)
  • Salinger. J.D. | The Catcher in the Rye (1951)
  • Thornton, Tim | The Alternative Hero (2009)
  • Watson, Mark | Eleven (2010)
  • Woolf, Virginia | Mrs Dalloway (1925)
  • Zusak, Marcus | The Book Thief (2005)
may 23 2011 ∞
jun 26 2017 +
  • Kerouac, Jack | The Dharma Bums (1958)
  • Wallace, Danny | Charlotte Street (2011)
  • Carver, Raymond | Where I'm Calling From (1988)
  • Mishima, Yukio | The Temple of the Golden Pavilion (1956)
  • Cohen, Leonard | The Favorite Game (1964)
  • Fante, John | The Road to Los Angeles (1985)
  • Wurtzel, Elizabeth | Prozac Nation (1994)
  • Slash | Slash (2007)
  • Gibran, Kahlil | The Prophet (1923)
  • Beauvoir, Simone de | Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter (1958)
  • Roy, Arundhati | The God of Small Things (1997)
  • Petterson, Per | I Refuse (2012)
  • Neuman, Andrés | Talking to Ourselves (2014)
jan 8 2017 ∞
oct 18 2017 +

softness, gentleness, patience, openness, sympathy, understanding, kindness, forgiveness, vulnerability

jan 5 2016 ∞
feb 22 2016 +
      • 30 days challenges
  • 2 cups of tea per day
  • computer off for at least an hour before bedtime
  • getting out of bed without hitting the snooze button
  • give up coffee
  • give up sugar
  • Sun Salutations before breakfast
      • other challenges
  • bake a cake from scratch
  • buy a second hand book
  • buy self flowers
  • have a technology break for a week
  • leave something intentionally in a library book
  • photograph a sunrise
jan 11 2013 ∞
oct 24 2015 +
  • I'm gonna be fine.
nov 19 2011 ∞
may 9 2017 +
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  • loooooong hair
  • taping myself on cassettes
  • watching cartoons with dad
  • pancakes on saturday evenings
  • teaching my cousin's friends to count in serbian
  • "Čarobnjak i Zoza"
  • my mum's and my special dance (we still know how to do it)
  • learning to ride a bicycle
  • my best friend and i holding hands
  • singing children's songs with my dad on our drive to kindergarten (and back home)
  • smiley
  • the colours of my grandma's flower garden
  • my cousin making me cry by saying she loves a girl from the neighbourhood more than she loves me
  • watching Stefan Milenkovich's performances on tv
  • sticker albums -- Sarah Kay, The Animal Kingdom, Lucky Luke...
apr 17 2011 ∞
may 12 2017 +
  • not being persistent when it comes to piano lessons
    • if only I hadn't been late
    • if only I had returned the next year
  • not applying for the student exchange program
  • opening up to people who don't deserve to know anything
  • many things I have said to my parents, usually when angry
    • I don't know how she does this, but my mum manages to bring out the worst in me
  • not asking for help when I needed it
  • not repeating the second year of studies
may 24 2011 ∞
may 12 2017 +
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  • thunderstorms
  • sunrises
  • teary eyes
  • confidence

to be continued.

feb 28 2011 ∞
may 12 2017 +
  • I'm bored.
  • I don't feel like it.
  • I can't.
  • I don't want to.
  • I'm scared.
feb 28 2011 ∞
may 9 2017 +
  • 417.3
  • A Silver Mt. Zion
  • Active Child
  • Aim
  • Alabama Shakes
  • Alexisonfire
  • All Shall Be Well (AASBWAAMTSBW)
  • Amanda Palmer
  • Amp Rive
  • Angus & Julia Stone
  • Anna Ternheim
  • apolar.
  • April Rain
  • Arab Strap
  • Archaique Smile
  • Architecture in Helsinki
  • Audioslave
  • Audrey
  • Benjamin Francis Leftwich
  • Bersarin Quartett
  • Best Coast
may 24 2011 ∞
oct 2 2017 +