You know that saying live each day like it’s your last. Fuck it. You could never actually do that. It’d be so much pressure and you’d never fully achieve happiness. Here’s a new one. Live each day like it’s everyone else’s last. Say what you’ve always wanted to, be kind to them , love them , let them know how much they mean to you. And if you do all these things you won’t mind if it’s really your...
Interviewer: Give us your best tip for overcoming depression.
Stephen Fry: To regard it as being like the weather. It's not your responsibility that it's raining, but it is real when it rains, and the fact that it's raining does not mean that the rain is never going to stop. The only thing to do is to believe that, one day, it won't be raining and accept it so you can find a mental umbrella to shield yourself from the worst. The sun will eventually come up.
teacher: you will be assorted into groups
me: oh ok
and then i work with the other kid who doesn't talk much and we get to know each other and find out we have similar interests and vow to talk more and then we start texting each other and it becomes the highlight of our days and every friday we go to see that genre of movie we both love and then one day after said movie we get caught in the rain and we can't catch a taxi so we end up having to run to a bus stop but it's raining really hard so they take a newspaper from the side of the street and drape it over our heads and it's shitty and not even working but we're laughing so hard we don't even care and when we finally get to the bus stop we are panting and laughing and wet and then they turn to me and smile and i smile and they take me by the cheeks and murmur some inside joke and we laugh and then we kiss and then eighty years later we're happily married with 2.8 children and all our dreams came true but oh fuck we forgot to hand in our group Science project didn't we.
How To Ruin Your Life →
Get stuck. Stay in one place your whole life. Always order vanilla even though the menu is four pages long. Become the type of person who sends back lattes. Save up your money for a plasma TV instead of a plane ticket. Talk a lot about things you know nothing about. Have an affair with someone you don’t even find attractive. Refuse to forget your ex. Make it impossible for yourself to do...
There is so much about my fate that I cannot control, but other things do fall...– Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love. (via wendyliu1)