• anne carson
  • margaret atwood
  • virginia woolf
  • sylvia plath
  • leslie marmon silko
  • banana yoshimoto
  • adeline yen mah
  • bell hooks
  • nikki giovanni
  • zelda fitzgerald
  • elaine pagels
  • rebecca walker
  • mary douglas
  • rachel held evans
  • arundhati roy
  • mary daly
  • marcella althaus-reid
  • jessica valenti
  • erin khue ninh
  • xiaolu guo
  • jane austen
nov 27 2013 ∞
nov 27 2013 +

a list of ten things/routines to do when in an emotional crisis

  • physically get up and do something else
    • take a walk, read a book, go to the museum
  • breathing exercises, meditation, yoga
    • child's pose x
  • write it out, with a pen and paper
    • automatic thoughts worksheet
    • free-write
  • take a nap
  • take a shower
  • repeat affirmations, better self-talk
    • write one or two affirmations over and over again, like lines
  • listen to pink/brown noise x
may 8 2012 ∞
mar 11 2013 +

from galadarling's list

  • make a list of reasons why you love yourself
    • write down compliments other people give you
  • reach out to others & regularly
    • talk to people about how you're feeling
  • change the way you think about food
  • stretch in the mornings
  • really listen to people when they are speaking
  • have media black-out days
    • once a week
  • ask for help
  • know that you are good enough--all the time
  • find a mantra/affirmation & hold it close
mar 27 2013 ∞
oct 23 2013 +
  • read for pleasure again
  • keep mental health journal/log
  • like who I choose to spend my time with
  • spend less time online
  • write more
  • improve my handwriting
  • crochet more
  • sleep more and better
  • exercise regularly
  • drink more water and be hydrated
  • continue dance things
jan 26 2012 ∞
jan 1 2014 +
  • Venison
  • Nettle tea
  • Huevos rancheros
  • Steak tartare
  • Crocodile
  • Black pudding
  • Cheese fondue
  • Carp
  • Borscht
  • Baba ghanoush
  • Calamari
  • Pho
  • PB&J sandwich
  • Aloo gobi
  • Hot dog from a street cart
  • Epoisses
  • Black truffle
  • Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
  • Steamed pork buns
  • Pistachio ice cream
feb 12 2014 ∞
apr 16 2014 +
  • april 8-27
    • antigone
    • at asolo
sep 16 2013 ∞
apr 9 2014 +
  • a simple/abstract martlet, above my right hipbone—over where my fading birthmark is—in blue
    • also golden snidget-esque
  • icarus along my left shoulder blade, in ancient greek and dark grey
    • Ἴκαρος
    • and vieni á volare underneath
  • be still along my right shoulder blade, in dark grey
  • my blood approves along my right lower arm, written from my inner wrist
  • little divinity around my left inner wrist
  • love after love on my left hipbone
may 6 2012 ∞
mar 17 2013 +
  • fall 2014
    • thesis tutorial
    • koine greek tutorial (mod 1)
    • orientalism (mod 2)
    • jewish scriptures
    • kant's religious thought
      • for theology things/background
  • spring 2014
    • thesis tutorial
    • passover and synagogue
nov 7 2011 ∞
apr 15 2014 +
  • sleep when i'm tired at night; don't stay up till it's early for no reason
  • also, just sleep--more and earlier
  • start reading for pleasure again
  • lose myself in a hobby, in order to keep myself busy and not let my mind wander to anxiety-increasing things
    • crochet
  • do not relentlessly tell myself "i can't"
  • stop apologizing needlessly
  • see my therapist regularly
  • and psychiatrist
  • write in my journals
  • namely, continue to keep my mental health journal and with more regularity
  • believe that my psychological disorders are real, but also believe that they do not define me or make me any less of a human being
jan 15 2012 ∞
may 14 2012 +
  • mail out travel grant info
    • bring change
apr 11 2014 ∞
apr 17 2014 +
  • I open myself to my intuition and deepest knowing.
  • I accept that I am an unlimited being.
  • I rethink all negative thoughts about myself and others and change them to positive energy.
  • I live in the truth of my grace, beauty, and intelligence.
  • I love myself exactly as I am right now.
  • I am an open channel for divine love.
  • I surrender to this moment.
  • I am kind to myself.
  • I trust more; I fear less.
  • I am centered and grounded.
  • I am healing: body, mind and spirit.
  • I am worth loving.
  • I have the freedom to do as I choose with my time.
  • I unconditionally love and approve of myself all the time.
  • I am deserving of what I want.
sep 16 2012 ∞
oct 23 2013 +
  • wrists/wrist-bones
    • inner wrists
  • clavicles
  • hipbones
  • birthmarks
  • certain freckles
  • neck
  • shoulder-blades
  • underside of hands
  • waist
  • certain scars
    • knees
    • left hand
    • lower lip
  • jawline
  • suprasternal notch
jul 7 2012 ∞
jul 8 2012 +
  • mental health
    • coping skills
    • depression, anxiety, stress, anger
    • self-love, self-care, self-esteem
  • love letter to you, to myself
  • you are not alone
  • poetry
  • prose
  • literary prose, flash fiction, or whatever it is that i write
  • hand embroidered together
  • watercoloured covers
  • cardstock covers
  • lists
may 14 2012 ∞
apr 3 2013 +