"It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called Life."
— Terry Pratchett (via observando)
"1. Take a quarterly vacation
2. Hold a “retrospective” after projects
3. Write every day
4. Create an “interesting people fund”
5. Keep “tear sheets” to get inspired
6. Nap every day
7. Envision what you will be remembered for
8. Brainstorm at the bar
9. Get out of the building
10. Engage in “morphological synthesis”"
99U culls 10 creative habits you should steal from worthy models like Cheryl Strayed, James Victore, and Ze Frank – details on each at the link.
Pair with the daily routines of famous writers and 99U's field guide to honing your creative routine, then revisit William James on the importance of habit.
"Friendship isn’t about who you’ve known the longest. It’s about who walked into your life, said “I’m here for you” and proved it."
— Unknown (via stevenbong)
(Source: ispeakquotes.com, via alexandrabeth)
"How dare you tell me to calm down
To mute myself
To make myself less
I am a force of fucking nature
I am the storm that shakes your house at night
And I will not stifle myself
To let you sleep soundly"
— (via cutely-perverted)
(Source: communist-witch, via mrsm0j0risin)
"An odd bit of trivia about the passing of Lauren Bacall on Tuesday: As Marci Robin pointed out on Twitter, all 16 of the 20th-century stars immortalized in Madonna’s “Vogue” are now dead."
— Lauren Bacall was last living icon name-dropped in Madonna’s Vogue. (via indefensible)
"That’s the problem with putting others first; you’ve taught them you come second."
— (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: angiellehcim, via thatkindofwoman)