How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn’t pull...– Virginia Woolf, from Selected Essays (via violentwavesofemotion)
At night I dream that you and I are two plants that grew together, roots...– Pablo Neruda, Rain (Rapa Nui)
Sorry for the lack of posts; I had finals and had a gnarly flu and fever. I’m better now, but made a quick trip to NY for a couple of days. I’ll be back soon. Leave me messages?
Anonymous asked: Wow studying in the US sounds so long and complicated, I feel kinda sorry for you guys! Over here it's a three year course in psychology, well done you have a bachelor's, now go do a masters/phd/whatever. But then again, I;m sure it does have its benefits, as it leaves much more room for switching and more flexibility.
Anonymous asked: Hello! I'm a college student who is considering switching my major to psychology and also studying criminology. Do you have any advice for aspiring psych majors?
Sometimes, however, this sense of isolation, like acid spilling out of a bottle,...– Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (via larmoyante)
psydoctor8 replied to your post: To all the social scientists and researchers, that im awesome.
To all the social scientists and researchers,
You might hear that research is me-search. What we perceive as the most important areas in our chosen field are also seen as the most important issues in our personal lives. So what does that say about you?
The Problem With How We Treat Bipolar Disorder →
“The doctors could address my symptoms. But they didn’t much care about my vanishing sense of self… I couldn’t bear the thought of socializing; one night I jumped out of the car as my husband and I were driving to a party.”
Memories come to mind like excavated statues that have misplaced their heads.– Wisława Szymborska, from “Travel Elegy” in View with a Grain of Sand, trans. Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh (via proustitute)
I will not procrastinate today.
I will not procrastinate today. I will not procrastinate today. Damn, I’m on tumblr! Get back to work.
How fragile we are, between the few good moments.– Jane Hirshfield, from “Vinegar and Oil” in Come, Thief (via proustitute)
Opening sentences of a research paper I am...
Different life factors have different effects on different people. Some can be negative, and some can be positive. Ugh.
In my life long study of human beings, I have found that no matter how hard they...– Dexter Morgan, Dexter in the Dark
MIND, n. A mysterious form of matter secreted by the brain. Its chief activity...– Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary (via fuckyeahexistentialism)