potootagath:

wingleader:

wakeupslaves:

the-goddamazon:

LOL man.

never forget white people did nothing first neither the best, they sleep and eat false propaganda,

Ugh, why the shit does that have to turn into a race thing? Why does EVERYTHING have to turn into a race thing?

because white people have made sure that everything is about race
as proved by the fact that when you say explorer, you think of a bunch of white guys walking the world and discovering it ~exotic wonders~ even though Zheng He travelled through Asia, to the Middle East, and even East Africa. But you’d likely never heard of him before.
Same reason you never heard of Ahmad Ibn Fadlan, an Arab traveller who, as early as the 10th century, went to the Volga area for diplomatic reasons. He wrote about it, much as Marco Polo would do later for his own travels, and is one of our sources on what viking were like (and by all accounts, he wrote about them more accurately than western scholars of the same period did)
Oh, or Ibn Battuta who travelled throughout Africa long before europeans did, and even went to Europe himself.
And that’s just some example of Muslim medieval travel writers
Everything is about race because white people keep telling everyone that their race is the only one who every got anything done.

potootagath:

wingleader:

wakeupslaves:

the-goddamazon:

LOL man.

never forget white people did nothing first neither the best, they sleep and eat false propaganda,

Ugh, why the shit does that have to turn into a race thing? Why does EVERYTHING have to turn into a race thing?

because white people have made sure that everything is about race

as proved by the fact that when you say explorer, you think of a bunch of white guys walking the world and discovering it ~exotic wonders~ even though Zheng He travelled through Asia, to the Middle East, and even East Africa. But you’d likely never heard of him before.

Same reason you never heard of Ahmad Ibn Fadlan, an Arab traveller who, as early as the 10th century, went to the Volga area for diplomatic reasons. He wrote about it, much as Marco Polo would do later for his own travels, and is one of our sources on what viking were like (and by all accounts, he wrote about them more accurately than western scholars of the same period did)

Oh, or Ibn Battuta who travelled throughout Africa long before europeans did, and even went to Europe himself.

And that’s just some example of Muslim medieval travel writers

Everything is about race because white people keep telling everyone that their race is the only one who every got anything done.

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squidsqueen:

feminismandpugsarelife:

gospankawalrus:

bookishboi:

I’d like to invite you to create an anxiety management plan.
I’ve compiled a list of things in each topic that I’ve found particularly helpful. If you have additions, feel free to contribute via reblog or reply.
Something to touch:
Fleece blanket
Keys 
Necklace chain
Something to See:
Picture books
Photo Album
Digital folder of calming/comforting pictures
Puzzles
Something to Hear:
Rainymood.com
Relax Melodies
Youtube Playlists
Instrumentals
Something to Smell (if applicable):
Scented candles
Lotions
Certain objects in room (i.e. pillow, blanket, etc)
Something to Taste:
Mints
Hard Candies
Oral sensory objects
Calming Techniques and Other Stuff
Rocking - allows brain to re-hydrate; so-called “Instinctual” soothing method
Feel-Your-Seat - Quite literally. What are you sitting on? What does it feel like? How is your body responding to you sitting?
Belly-Breathing - Place one hand on your chest and one hand on your belly. Take slow, deep breaths focusing on making sure your belly hand raises higher when you breathe in. Do this for seven counts.
Anyone have any more?

I know what works for me as someone with high anxiety is having a trigger word that automatically makes me feel better when I think it so I can just repeat that a million times and I feel better. Mine’s “okay” but it could be anything that makes you feel better. Maybe “okay” like me or a name or an object like “bunnies” or “blankets”. 
I just like to forget about my fear and focus on something else if I can, even if that takes me out of reality. 

Yeah, grounding by diverting your focus away from the feelings is a method I find especially helpful. My favorite method of sensory grounding is 321. Start by naming 3 things you see, then 3 things you hear, then 3 things you feel. Then repeat that, but with 2 things, and then 1 thing. All of the things have to be different, you can’t repeat. It’s grest because you need to put 100% of your focus into it. I find also that counting things like ceiling tiles or repeating patterns on things like flowers or polka dots.

These Five Senses plans works really well for many people dealing with PTSD and flashbacks.  It was taught to me be a therapist who specializes in treating trauma and has been extremely helpful.   Also, remember that scent is the most power memory sense we have.  If you create positive memories around a certain scents, smelling it again when you need to remind yourself that you are safe can work wonders.  I recommend carrying a vial of an essential oil you like, and smelling it during happy, calm, safe moments.    That way, it will have good associations for you and you can use it to keep yourself grounded.

squidsqueen:

feminismandpugsarelife:

gospankawalrus:

bookishboi:

I’d like to invite you to create an anxiety management plan.

I’ve compiled a list of things in each topic that I’ve found particularly helpful. If you have additions, feel free to contribute via reblog or reply.

Something to touch:

  • Fleece blanket
  • Keys 
  • Necklace chain

Something to See:

  • Picture books
  • Photo Album
  • Digital folder of calming/comforting pictures
  • Puzzles

Something to Hear:

Something to Smell (if applicable):

  • Scented candles
  • Lotions
  • Certain objects in room (i.e. pillow, blanket, etc)

Something to Taste:

  • Mints
  • Hard Candies
  • Oral sensory objects

Calming Techniques and Other Stuff

  • Rocking - allows brain to re-hydrate; so-called “Instinctual” soothing method
  • Feel-Your-Seat - Quite literally. What are you sitting on? What does it feel like? How is your body responding to you sitting?
  • Belly-Breathing - Place one hand on your chest and one hand on your belly. Take slow, deep breaths focusing on making sure your belly hand raises higher when you breathe in. Do this for seven counts.

Anyone have any more?

I know what works for me as someone with high anxiety is having a trigger word that automatically makes me feel better when I think it so I can just repeat that a million times and I feel better. Mine’s “okay” but it could be anything that makes you feel better. Maybe “okay” like me or a name or an object like “bunnies” or “blankets”. 

I just like to forget about my fear and focus on something else if I can, even if that takes me out of reality. 

Yeah, grounding by diverting your focus away from the feelings is a method I find especially helpful. My favorite method of sensory grounding is 321.
Start by naming 3 things you see, then 3 things you hear, then 3 things you feel.
Then repeat that, but with 2 things, and then 1 thing. All of the things have to be different, you can’t repeat. It’s grest because you need to put 100% of your focus into it.
I find also that counting things like ceiling tiles or repeating patterns on things like flowers or polka dots.

These Five Senses plans works really well for many people dealing with PTSD and flashbacks. It was taught to me be a therapist who specializes in treating trauma and has been extremely helpful. Also, remember that scent is the most power memory sense we have. If you create positive memories around a certain scents, smelling it again when you need to remind yourself that you are safe can work wonders. I recommend carrying a vial of an essential oil you like, and smelling it during happy, calm, safe moments. That way, it will have good associations for you and you can use it to keep yourself grounded.

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I am so sorry to all the people I hurt while I was hurting.

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arineat:

dragonlordoferebor:

elvenkingthrandy:

thecumbercookieaboveallothers:

mindtriggers:

THIS WILL BE SUCH A LONG MARATHON AND I AM SO READY

That’s prob about 12 hours

extended lotr alone is 11 hours and 22 minutes.

to watch the extended versions of both the hobbit and lord of the rings it would take roughly 20 hours i can’t wait 

I know at least two people who’ll undoubtedly try to marathon the extended editions of these films.

arineat:

dragonlordoferebor:

elvenkingthrandy:

thecumbercookieaboveallothers:

mindtriggers:

THIS WILL BE SUCH A LONG MARATHON AND I AM SO READY

That’s prob about 12 hours

extended lotr alone is 11 hours and 22 minutes.

to watch the extended versions of both the hobbit and lord of the rings it would take roughly 20 hours i can’t wait 

I know at least two people who’ll undoubtedly try to marathon the extended editions of these films.

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mustachepervert:

Joshua Mays. Very beautiful.

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blueflight:

[AGGRESSIVELY APOLOGIZES FOR BEING A BAD FRIEND AND AN UNPLEASANT PERSON TO BE AROUND]

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fitzefitcher:

daggerpen:

monicalewinsky1996:

Trigger warning: Breakfast

Holy shit.

reasons why we don’t make fun of seemingly odd triggers

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gradientlair:

Stunning portraits by photographer Phil Knott, from The New York Times: Lens article Afropunks, Come As You Are by Whitney Richardson.

Beautiful. Remarkable.  

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tepitome:

So, this is a real place. 

The Fly Geyser in Nevada, USA.  

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gaypee:

forgive and forget?? haha no resent and remember

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doctor who: moffat era + the worst muse 

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staceythinx:

The women who populate Brooke Shaden’s otherworldly photography seem to have a complicated relationship with nature.

(h/t Devid Sketchbook)

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so I just got back from my dad’s veterans club meeting

two guys from my neighborhoods historical society (I didnt know we had one but w/e) had a talk about WWII and the battle that took place here

it was interesting, but the really interesting part was there was a WWII vet who’d actually been there and got shot there, and it was intense to see how angry he still was. 70 years later, he got fierce as a motherfucker talking about the way his CO’s messed up, sending them through a river when they couldve taken a road, sending them out onto a highway which is open terrain because ‘there were no germans’ and then a buddy got shot by germans in the first few minutes

the man actually got shot while right by a house I passed every day on my way to school, and it was most likely friendly fire because the place they were getting shot at was in dutch hands, but because of the chaos and the panic and the lack of communcation theyd started shooting at each other

idek how to describe it really, but this man held such anger towards his higher ups and it was not sad or upsetting but kind of uncomfortable I guess to hear

but I guess thats the stuff that gets left out of history books

while other girls put roses in their hair,
i was told to wrap thorns around my neck.
delicacy was reserved for the ivory,
brutality served to brown beauties.

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jaimeuncledaddylannister:

here we are kids
it’s finally over

jaimeuncledaddylannister:

here we are kids

it’s finally over

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