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When a student tries to sit in my seat


I’m all:


(Source: lilbasedthebgod, via xgabba)






ignore anyone who tells you otherwise.

No white girls?

Western beauty standards are based on whiteness, causing PoC to often feel as though they fall through the cracks.

Sit the fuck down.


Boo hoo, bitch.



George Ferrandi

it felt like i knew you…, 2012 - ongoing
I ride the NYC subway trains, usually in the evening when the seats are full. I focus on the shape of the space between the person sitting next to me and myself. I attempt to mentally and emotionally re-sculpt that space. In my mind, I reshape it- from the stiff and guarded space between strangers to the soft and yielding space between friends. I direct all my energy to this space between us. When the space palpably changes, and I completely feel like the stranger sitting next to me is my friend, I rest my head on that person’s shoulder…
This says a lot about people.

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89 Simple Health Swaps To Change Your Life 
"Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. We decided to go all out and provide 89 “this for that’s,” so there are no excuses when it comes to making healthier choices!"
Read post here.
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25 Homemade Skincare Hacks 

"You’ve got to find what you love. And that is as true for your work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle."

- Steve Jobs (via elizavettas)

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DIY All-Natural Skin Exfoliator For Silky Soft Legs

"The sugar rubs off all the dirt and dead skin, the lemon juice works as a mild skin peel revealing brighter, smoother skin, and, of course, the olive oil penetrates deep into the skin and provides long-lasting moisture.”

Recipe here.

Via One Good Thing


8 DIY Beauty Tips For Exterminating Zits
"Zits are annoying, and acne medication can get expensive. Thankfully, many common household items lying around in your kitchen and bathroom are perfect to use as a facial, face wash or on-the-spot treatment to decrease the redness of facial acne and more importantly, prevent future pimples from cropping up on your beautiful face.
Here are eight common kitchen and bathroom items you can use to calm blemishes, many of them au naturale so you aren’t putting more chemicals into your body. For extremely potent items, such as garlic juice, be sure to do a spot test on your inner wrist in small amounts so you are 100 percent sure that your skin won’t react badly.”
Via Wonder How To

12 Foods For Boosting Your Brain Power
Studying for a big test? Rather than weighing your mind and body down with empty calories and junk food, eat smart with healthy foods that are known for decreasing your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease, keeping your neurotransmitters healthy, and increasing blood and oxygen flow to your brain.
You can always stand to eat more vegetables, and you can never go wrong with broccoli, spinach, and other dark green leafy vegetables. For a quick snack, munch on blueberries, nuts, hummus, and dark chocolate. Oily fish, curry, and olive oil can be incorporated into a full meal for a truly brain-boosting meal.
For more brain power tips, check out my other guides for some non-food-related ways to improve your memory and tricks to motivate you into getting things done.
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Via Wonder How To

I know a lot of you are in the middle of finals! I hope this post helps! It’s almost over soon. Hang in there <3
- Fran

Another one from goodreads. :-) This is a monthly post now I guess.


Green Warrior Protein Smoothie

benefits   Green Warrior Protein Smoothie

Kale – Rich in folate, vitamin C and K, calcium, iron, and beta-carotene. It’s also a hormone balancer, digestion booster, anti-inflammatory, and contains omega-3 fatty acids.

Grapefruit - Rich in vitamin C and is a great detoxifier for the liver.

Cucumber - Prevents water retention, promotes a healthy digestive track, packed with bioavailable minerals, vitamins, and electrolytes.

Celery – Rich in fibre and B vitamins, prevents water retention

Apple – Source of fibre and vitamin C, helps balance blood sugar levels, boosts digestion, reduces inflammation

Algae oil (DHA rich) – A sustainable, plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acids. My go-to brand is NutraVege. Making up 97% of the fatty acids found in the brain, DHA is a very important long-chain fatty acid in the omega-3 family. It’s super important for pregnant women and children under the age of 2 as it supports brain, vision, and nerve development. Note: I don’t add this oil directly into the smoothie. I simply take it seperately so it doesn’t impact the flavour.

Virgin Coconut Oil – Coconut oil has antiviral, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. It’s rich in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) which help boost the metabolism and lower the risk of heart disease.

Hulled hemp seeds – A great source of complete protein, contains the ideal balance of omega 3-6-9 fatty acids, and is high in fibre. Hemp seeds also reduce inflammation in the body and balance hormones.

Mango – Rich in vitamin C, fibre, and beta-carotene. It also contains enzymes that help with the breakdown of protein in the body (great for the above protein-rich hemp seeds!).

Recipe here.