broadist: you look great! have you lost weight? →
broadist: ATTN: “You look great! Have you lost weight?” is not a compliment. I know it has been the go-to praise-route towards many women since the inception of puberty, but I’d like to put an end to it. Why do I hear this like a broken record every holiday? Some alternatives: You look great! How are…
Food Stamp Etiquette: Human Kindness →
tangledupinlace: by DRESDEN on NOVEMBER 9, 2011 This is now officially the first month in two years that my family has not been depending on food stamps to feed ourselves. The moment that I realized that I no longer qualified for these benefits was incredibly triumphant for me. Within the same…
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Roderick: “The thing is, when you’re a musician, a lot of people who work jobs...– John Roderick and Merlin Mann, Roderick on the Line, Episode 06 Also file under “reasons I got burned out trying to be a pro photographer.” (via tomorrowville)
a season away.: Full list of companies that pulled... →
zikrayat: 3M (Command, Scotchbrand tape), Airborne Vitamin, Amway, (says it has been misrepresented) Anheuser Busch Inbev (Select55), Art Instruction Schools, Bamboozles, Bank of America (Cash Rewards), Bare Escentuals, Brother International (Ptouch), Campbell’s Soup, Capital One, …
Things I have learned as a fat person (warnings:... →
jennitheodd: living400lbs: inautumn-inkashmir: Fat people should never admit that they need sustenance, much less like it. Admitting that you enjoy food while fat will cause the non-fat to criticize you for being unable to control yourself around food. Especially if you have a sweet tooth or like potato chips. Things like that are only acceptable if you are not fat. Fat people are unable...
It is that time of year when folks really notice stress and depression. Something you can do year round: No matter how well you think someone is doing, tell them whatever applies. They’re doing a good job, you like something they did/made/worked on, you love them, they’re helpful, etc. Spend time with them, MAKE time - not just e-mail or texts. Coffee, pizza, video game session,...